Movie Review: 'Date Night'
As part of the target demographic for Shawn Levy's Date Night we felt that the set up of the movie humorously and effectively communicated what it is about the daily grind of marriage-with-children that can drive couples apart. The compromises one makes and the minor inconveniences can amount to something that isn't so minor. In recognition that their marriage might be in danger, Phil and Claire Foster, the couple in question, played by Steve Carell and Tina Fey (you'd have to be living in a box for the last 6 months to not know this), throw themselves into the evening that results in the hijinks that make up the body of the film.We get what we expect from Carell and Fey, no surprises or disappointments from them, they come off as an incredibly believable married couple. If, from what we understand, significant portions of the dialogue were ad-libbed, they did a great job and deserve the title of "First Couple of Comedy" that is jokingly being bestowed upon them.