Watch The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) Online Free is a Will Ferrell sports comedy without Will Ferrell and without the sports. In plot and tone, in a screenplay recipe that’s two parts lunatic comedy and one part shameless sentimentality with a dash of romance thrown in, this magic-themed buddy movie isn’t so different from “Blades of Glory” or “Kicking & Screaming” or “Semi-Pro” or “Talladega Nights.” (And gosh, Will Ferrell’s made a lot of sports comedies, hasn’t he?)

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Watch The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) movie online free No, this is not a ferocious comedy, matching magician against magician, stunt against stunt. At least not really. What we actually wind up with, thanks to the four credited screenwriters here, is a sprawling, but affectionate mess of a story, also involving a lovely but misunderstood assistant, a mentor who’s forgotten the magic of magic and a it’s-all-business casino owner. Burt may lose his joy, but, not to worry: sweetly, he “gets it”, makes amends and aims, along with his allies, once again, for the big time.

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Watch The Incredible Burt Wonderstone online putlocker free streaming Steve Carell, as the adult Burt, tries to be nasty, misogynistic, burned out, but we never really believe what he’s doing, until, that is, Burt begins to soften. Steve Buscemi is game as sidekick Anton, as is the beautiful Olivia Wilde. James Gandolfini and Alan Arkin do stuff we’ve basically seen (and enjoyed) before, but it’s Jim Carrey, as the gritty 21st century illusionist, who steals the show, establishing this guy as the most intense, gruesome and magnetic threat to hit the strip in years. No wonder crowds show up and throw up at his events. Oddly, as Carrey eventually becomes more “family-friendly”, Burt and Co. use a ploy for their comeback that is amoral, at best. It is to the credit of director Don Scardino and the assorted actors we wind up cheering for them anyway.

Watch The Incredible Burt Wonderstone online free stream a predictable but often terrific absurdist comedy, Carrey plays Steve Gray, a long-haired, tattoo-spangled, masochistic performance artist/illusionist from the Criss Angel/David Blaine school. Forget about walking on hot coals; this guy sleeps overnight on hot coals and asks for a wake-up call.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone online free movie a pompous, clueless, sexist blowhard who somehow comes across as at least somewhat sympathetic, perhaps because we’ve seen the abuse and the hard knocks he endured as a child. It’s as if Michael Scott from “The Office” had actually pursued his lifelong love of magic and had managed to become a successful albeit old-fashioned and cheesy act headlining his own theater at Bally’s in Las Vegas.

As the crusty, slightly insane old-schooler with a few tricks up his sleeve, Arkin is a marvel. Olivia Wilde does fine as the obligatory love interest we always see looming on the sidelines in movies such as this, mooning over the goofy lead because she believes he’s capable of being a better man. Gandolfini, always interesting on the screen, is a bit miscast as a Steve Wynn-like mogul building a self-named casino. (One can picture a Brad Pitt or a George Clooney adding extra layers of charm and oil to the role.) Watch The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Online free

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