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The Campaign: Movie Review

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    The Campaign unites Will Ferrell with Zach Galifianakis, and the way comedy works these days, it's a surprise they haven't work together sooner. They play opposing candidates in a local election that gets ramped up by petty rivalries and the influence of big money, and turns two reasonable guys into monsters. And it's funny. 

'The Campaign' Unleashes More Campaigning with New Trailer

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Anyone feel the need for a laugh? Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis star in The Campaign, which follows a bozo politican (Ferrell) who's run unopposed for years until now, when he has to face actual competition (Galifianakis) from someone equally unqualified for office. Now there's a new trailer. Check it out.

Will Ferrell And Zach Galifianakis Run For Office And Punch Babies In 'The...

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Jay Roach has had something of a dichotomous career as a filmmaker—early on, the director made a name for himself directing such comedies as the Austin Powers franchise, as well as the first two films in the Meet the Parents series, before course-correcting and becoming HBO’s main man when it comes to political films about presidential...

HBO's 'Game Change' Trailer Portrays Sarah Palin As A Little Nutty

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While national attention may be focused on the presidential election of 2012, HBO is focused squarely on 2008, as evidenced by their new original film, Game Change, which chronicles the events of the 2008 presidential election between Barack Obama and John McCain.  And, in a new trailer for the film, much of the movie seems centered...

Dinner For Schmucks: Movie Review

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Time to sit down to a dinner with some of the most interesting group of Schmucks ever seen on screen. Well-known comedic director Jay Roach brings us an adaptation of the French film Le Diner de Cons, or as he's interpreted it Dinner with Schmucks. There's no doubt that this all star comedic cast will have you laughing, even if it makes you a schmuck...

Lucy Punch Joins Dinner for Schmucks

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British actress Lucy Punch is tacking on another project to her ever expanding resume. According to THR, the actress is in final negotiations to star in the upcoming comedy Dinner for Schmucks. The film is a remake of the 1998 French film Le diner de cons (The Dinner Game), which was written and directed by Francis...