Tonight, during the two-hour premiere of Agent Carter (ABC, Tuesdays, 8/7C) – a pretty spiffy show to be sure – the full-size teaser of Ant-Man got its national premiere. It actually looked to be quite interesting.
If you missed it, check it out following the jump. Ant-Man opens on July 17th.
It’s taken all of a week for Dinner for Schmucks to be replaced as the funniest movie of the summer, so far – especially because The Other Guys is the unlikeliest of movies – a funny parody of cop/buddy movies. Unlikely because there have been so many in the genre that more than a few have lapsed into self-parody, and the ones that have tried to be funny simply weren’t.
Why does The Other Guys work where others have failed? Will Ferrell’s best performance in years; Ferrell’s best material in years and, in Mark Wahlberg, an actor who is absolutely fearless in putting himself out there.