Steve Zahn as Glenn in Out of Sight
The criminally underrated Out of Sight has quite a few fantastic, humorous performances, together with Luis Guzmán’s Chino and Michael Keaton’s uncredited reprise of his Jackie Brown character Ray Nicolette.
However our comedy money is on Zahn, the ex-con with “a vacant lot for a head.” The clueless stoner gives laughs throughout sphincter-tightening scenes, performing because the viewers’s stand-in–”that is some loopy sh*t, it’s not simply me, proper?”
Zahn was a dependable wildcard for 90s administrators who wanted an edgy, off-kilter laugh–he was by no means higher than in Out of Sight.
Steve Carell as Brick Tamland in Anchorman
Can comedy films have comedian reduction characters? That doesn’t completely make sense–what precisely are they giving us reduction from? The comedy?