Critics Don't Like 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' as Much as They Like Making Corny Jokes About Its Title
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, starring Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Olivia Wilde, and Steve Buscemi as goofy magicians, hits theaters today, and it's one of the first big mainstream comedies of the year. Wonderstone isn't faring so well with critics, though, with every other movie reviewer making it a point to mention that the movie is "not incredible."
Wonderstone earned a 41% and a 44/100 on review aggregators Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, respectively. Critics generally felt that Carell was miscast and that the film was somewhat amusing but not funny enough, with Boston Globe calling it "a lazy, underwritten imitation Will Ferrell movie." Many critics praised [...]