Will Ferrell, Serious Actor

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The reviews of Everything Must Go are coming in, and are pretty positive overall. If you were worried that Will Ferrell wouldn’t be able to pull off a more serious and grounded role, you’re not giving credit to the method acting techniques that created Ron Burgundy. Here’s The Millions on the movie: “It works beautifully because Ferrell conveys an almost impossible stew of emotions — rage, self-pity, insecurity and a dry sense of humor that never comes close to turning hammy. What a pleasant pair of surprises: there’s a new director worth watching, and Will Ferrell can actually act.