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Even more so than usual in a McKay/Ferrell collaboration, the movie feels like string of sketches very loosely tied together — as if the plot only exists to expose how stale these kinds of comedic blueprints are in the first place.

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It’s not surprising that only half of The Internship works, but it is odd that the second half is much better than the first. However, given that waterboarding would be a preferable form of torture to The Internship‘s first 45 minutes, anything would be an improvement.

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Ferrell plays another in a long line of his familiar type, the over-confident buffoon—this one owing a lot to his famous George W. Bush impression—while Galifianakis plays another effeminate weirdo with a fanny pack, so neither actor is really stretching.

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It’s the dog days of summer as we talk about three movies that round out the summer movie season.

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Trevan, Trey and Eric welcome newcomers Clair Rock and Adam Brumback as they discuss Snow White And The Huntsman. After that, the group moves on to talk about the painful circumstance of movies that you love that almost everybody else hates. If you have a misunderstood movie that you love, share it with us in [...]

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Two movies out now on Blu-ray and DVD highlight completely opposite ends of the production spectrum.

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Kicking and Screaming wasn’t really a big hit when it came out in 2005. Maybe its because its number-one goal was to showcase its star verbally and physically abusing kids. Kicking and Screaming may be overlooked, but it deserves a fair shake — at least partially because it’s the kind of movie aimed at kids that adults [...]

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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie opens today at Screenland Crossroads. The duo’s humor comes from their instinctual knowledge of how editing is used to manipulate the viewer and this is their first full-length feature film.

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Nick Halsey (Will Ferrell) is having a really bad day. In the first few minutes of the film he loses his job, his wife locks him out of the house and leaves town (first throwing all his possessions on the front lawn), his car is repossessed, his bank accounts are locked out, and he falls [...]

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Here’s Eric’s on-camera review of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg‘s new comedy “The Other Guys” from ABC affiliate KTKA-49. See this clip on the 6pm news tonight. Eric’s full print review of the movie is here.

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My on-camera review with clips from the movie is here. Read on for the detailed print review: If “The Other Guys” is Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay’s attempt to educate the public about the evils and abuses of Wall Street, they sure picked a roundabout way to do it. The fourth teaming of this [...]

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