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Will Ferrell

Downhill (2020) Film Review

The dwindling dramedy Downhill is indeed a figurative slippery slope for the comedic powerhouse pair of Julia Louis Dreyfus and Will Ferrell. As a surfacing frustrated married couple whose shaky marital relationship is tested on a skiing

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Ben Stiller returns as director and title character in the remarkably unfunny sequel to his 2001 hit. It was fifteen minutes into Zoolander 2 before the first murmurs of amusement and it felt like another half an hour before the first…

The Lego Movie (2014)

I almost gave The Lego Movie 10/10. In fact, as I write this review I am still wondering just why it's not getting a perfect score, because I can't think of any faults. I guess the very nature of the film dictates that some of the frantic…

The Internship (2013)

Also known as "that one with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson working for Google", The Internship is one of many hi-concept movies in recent years that has forgotten what a hi-concept actually is. Vaughn and Wilson sparking off one another in…

Casa de Mi Padre (2012)

It's good to have films that make things clear at the start of the film.  So, when you hear "if sounds Spanish, man that's what it is - it's a Spanish movie," that's what you're going to get. Casa de Mi Padre is about Mexican rancher…

The Campaign (2012)

The Campaign follows Congressman (and all-round douchebag) Cam Brady, played by Will Ferrell, who is looking to become re-elected unopposed for the fifth time. However, the simpleton, but loveable, community man Marty Huggins (Zach…

Casa de mi Padre (2012)

Will Farell's latest comic invention is the Mexican imbecile, Armando Alvarez, in the Spanish speaking spoof, Casa de mi Padre. A film that will undoubtedly excite the legion of worldwide fans Farell has amassed, playing not too dissimilar…

Everything Must Go (2011)

Will Ferrell stars in this adaptation of Raymond Carver’s short story ‘Why Don’t You Dance?’ and shows he can do intense dramatic acting just as well as he does his usual comedy shtick. In Everything Must Go he plays Nick Halsey, a…