I caught this on a flight and really that’s the perfect place to see this utterly inconsequential yet mildly diverting comedy. Steve Carell is on autopilot most of the time here, while Steve Buscemi’s involvement in a comedy is both baffling and rather unsuccessful. Jim Carrey does far better here than he did in Kick-Ass 2, actually investing his character with some energy and antagonism that yield a few solid laughs. It is Olivia Wilde, however, who comes out of this film best, given a nothing role as Burt’s assistant, but managing to deliver a believable and wholly identifiable and sympathetic performance from it.