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3 Life Lessons We Can Learn from The House

— by SEAN WILSON — Ten long years after the release of “Blades of Glory,” Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler reunited in “The House.” Starring as the incredibly boring Johansens, Ferrell and Poehler decide to add a little fun to their suburban life and rake in a little [...]

New Stars Added to Lego Movie Cast

Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie are the latest stars to sign on for the new LEGO feature film adventure, currently in production. The four will join Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett and Morgan Freeman in voicing characters for the upcoming original 3D animated film,[...]

Ferrell, Galifianakis Hit The Campaign Trail

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis have hit the road to meet fans and talk about their roles in “The Campaign” as rival candidates who will stop at nothing to win an election. The actors began the campaign trail July 17 at The Grove in Los Angeles, joking with fans and fielding questions at a pr[...]

Filming Wraps on The Campaign

Filming has concluded on “The Campaign,” starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as competing candidates in a no-holds-barred race for congress. The new comedy from “Meet the Parents” director Jay Roach is scheduled to open in theaters on Aug. 10. The film also stars Jaso[...]

Under Review: ‘Everything Must Go’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Nick Halsey (Will Ferrell) is having the worst day of his life. After having a relapse into alcoholism, he is accused of sexually harassing a co-worker and is fired from the job he has had for 16 years. On his way out, he leaves a present in the form of […][...]

Two Clips from ‘Everything Must Go’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Will Ferrell has a string of comedies in his acting career that, after a while, I have trouble discerning one from another. But wait! It looks like Mr. Ferrell is taking a turn in his acting career with a bit more drama in an indie movie directed by Dan Rush […[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Everything Must Go’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s always refreshing to see actors step out of their comfort zone. It doesn’t always work, but it’s nice to see them try something new. I love a good Jim Carrey comedy as much as the next person, but when I saw “Eternal Sunshine of the[...]

Under Review: ‘Megamind’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Call me a conspiracy theorist, a radical, or a lunatic with a sharp tongue – but I’m always euphoric when I notice a (probably unintentional, but ‘ya never know) Illuminati and Bible connection in an unexpected place – namely in the realm of cinema. Such [...]

The First Five Minutes of ‘Megamind’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — One could easily debate the use of well-known actors vs. the top voice-work actors and which is better for the quality of an animated movie. However, one cannot debate which is better for marketing purposes. From the first five minutes of “Megamind,” i[...]

Under Review: ‘The Virginity Hit’

— by ADAM POYNTER — In high school, four friends Zack (Zack Pearlman), Justin (Justin Kline), Jacob (Jacob Davich) and Matt (Matt Bennett) make a pact to get together and have a celebratory hit from a special bong when each of them loses their virginity (hence “The Virginity Hit[...]

Under Review: ‘The Other Guys’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I’ll speak for the male population when I say that most of us wanted to become enforcers of the law at least once in our lives. It just seems like a rite of passage for a young man to dream of the loaded gun, the badge that shines ominously in […][...]

Five Clips from ‘The Other Guys’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It takes true talent to make cliches entertaining. Would “Shaun of the Dead” be nearly as funny if you had never seen a zombie or horror movie? Would “Slumdog Millionaire” be as endearing if he didn’t get the girl or without the Bollywood dance numbe[...]

This Just In: ‘Anchorman’ Sequel May Not Be Dead

— by ROB COX — Writer/director Adam McKay’s efforts to develop a sequel to his 2004 hit “Anchorman” are evolving into a minor soap opera. Last week, McKay twittered: “So bummed. Paramount basically passed on Anchorman 2. Even after we cut our budget down. We tried.” Multiple ou[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Other Guys’

— by ALEXA MILAN — We’ve seen countless stories about fearless cops who never hesitate to save the day, but what about the other cops they work with? What are they like? That’s exactly what director Adam McKay’s latest film, “The Other Guys,” seeks to answer[...]