PG-13 | | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
12 July 2004 | byght
7 | Consistent and thorough silliness keep this above-average comedy afloat
I went to "Anchorman" expecting another super-mainstream, lowest-common-denominator, SNL-derived romp. Now, ...
Director Adam McKay's daughter, Lili Rose, makes a cameo as a girl insulting Ron while he's walking on the street. McKay's wife, Shara Piven, plays the girl's mother.
There was a time, a time before cable. When the local anchorman reigned supreme. When people believed everything they heard on TV. This was an age when only men were allowed to read the news. And in San Diego, one anchorman was more man then the ...
In the "jazz flute" scene, the bass players left hand position and movements clearly do not match the music he is supposed to be playing.
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