Personally, I think a movie that has Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, and the Dwayne the Rock Johnson in it would be hard pressed to be anything but awesome.  So unsurprisingly, Get Smart is pretty awesome.

Watching it this time around, I laughed like crazy when Steve Carell is in the airplane bathroom (trust me, it’s funny) or when he is dancing with a rather large woman while undercover.  Steve Carell is perfectly cast as the bumbling Maxwell Smart, an analyst working for the secret government agency CONTROL, but who longs to work in the field.  After CONTROL’s nemesis organization KAOS attacks their headquarters, only Maxwell’s and Agent 99’s (Anne Hathaway) identities are unknown, so into the field they go.

I don’t want to give away too much of the movie, since there is a traitor amongst the agents working for CONTROL, but all the actors seem to be enjoying themselves.  Dwayne Johnson has a great scene where he is stuck working in an office after everyone’s identities are compromised and he takes out his frustrations on a co-worker with a stapler.  I think the best part is Alan Arkin’s (the head of CONTROL) response.  Terrence Stamp is great as the leader of KAOS, and Bill Murray makes a funny cameo.  Oh, and James Caan makes an appearance as the President of the United States.  He does his best exaggerated impression of George W. Bush.

I thought this movie would be super easy to find a nail polish for, but I struggled.  Shouldn’t there be a million polishes out there with spy names, or any that have names having to do with intelligence (since the movie is called Get Smart)?  Well, there probably are, but I didn’t have any in my possession.  I went to Wal Mart and happened upon Wet N Wild’s Undercover, which seemed like a promising name.

To be honest, I haven’t used a Wet N Wild polish since probably high school.  I decided to give this one a try and there were pros and cons.  First of all, I’ve never been a huge fan of pink and red nail polishes.  I know, those are the most obvious color choices for polishes, but I have never really liked them.  As you can see, this polish is kind of a dark, dusty rose color.  Once I got it on, I actually quite liked it.  I thought the color was a nice match for my skin tone.  Second, I’m not a huge fan of cremes, but this one worked for me.  I put on two coats and left off the top coat, and I didn’t have any issues with damaging the paint job.  I might start leaving the top coat off altogether when I put on cremes.

Now for the cons.  The brush is weird.  I don’t know if it’s bad, or if I just wasn’t used to it, but it’s called a ManiCurve Pro Brush and it is huge.  I am not the neatest when it comes to putting on nail polish, and this made my sloppiness even worse.  On the plus side, it got my nails covered pretty quickly.  Maybe I’ll have to give the brush another chance to come to a decent conclusion.

Like I said, I was not surprised that I liked Get Smart.  Wet N Wild’s Undercover on the other hand, for the most part, left me pleasantly surprised.  ~E