Steve Carell is an immensely popular actor. Jim Carrey used to be. Steve Buscemi is an actor's actor, and Olivia Wilde is an up and coming young actress. With all this talent in the cast of one movie, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, it should be a guaranteed success. Guess what folks, it isn't.
The 2013 South By Southwest Film Festival comes to a close on Saturday night with a screening of the upcoming Fox Searchlight indie thriller "The East." Since kicking off on March 8 with the premiere of "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," SXSW has screened more than 130 features and shorts and hosted numerous panels. Who and what were the biggest winners of the Austin-set festival of cool?
This is frankly a terrible film, but ever more disheartening because the material for a decent comedy so obviously exists within the botched final product. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a missed opportunity.
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