Steve Carrell

Is Steve Carrell Netflix comedy series Space Force worth watching?

June 1, 2020

With the creative pedigree of both Steve Carrell and The Office’s Greg Daniels behind Netflix’s latest comedy series, and attach that to a send-up of the recently canonized Space Force, the newest military branch of the United States defence forces. The result is a series that doesn’t entirely misfire but also fails to reach the […]

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Film Review: Beautiful Boy (USA, 2018) is a powerful meditation on drug addiction, told by a user’s helpless father

October 21, 2018

We always hurt the ones we love the most. This is certainly the case with Beautiful Boy. The film is an emotional drama about a father who is grappling with his son’s drug addiction. It’s a very human and poignant story. This film is the English language debut for director, Felix Van Groeningen. The plot […]

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Interview: Peter Sollett talks Freeheld , Vinyl and Steve Carrell

April 1, 2016

Peter Sollett is the acclaimed director of Raising Victor Vargas (2002) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008). With the upcoming DVD release of his latest film, Freeheld (2015), he talked to the Iris’ Joseph Doumit about returning to romance, LGBT rights, and how the truth set him free. How did you get involved with […]

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Film Review: The Big Short (USA, 2015)

January 8, 2016

You probably already know director Adam McKay from his extensive catalogue of cringe-comedy – Anchorman, Step Brothers, and Talladega Nights, amongst others. The Big Short is the most recent film from McKay, and one that completely redefines the joker perspective that he is often associated with. It’s hilarious, but at its core The Big Short is an intelligent tragedy about the gruelling effects of […]

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Interview: Steve “Brick Tamland” Carrell talks Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

November 28, 2013

The Iris meets Steve Carrell on the red carpet of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues in Sydney, Australia. We talk about his experiences in Australia and about how his character Brick Tamland handles having a new love interest (Kristen Wiig) in the film! Interview: Chris Singh Camera: Nathan Atkins Edit: Larry Heath Filmed at the […]

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