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‘Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell’—Inching Toward Potential

Despite their longevity, the SNL home video producers have never quite taken full advantage of the of the DVD format.

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The Other Guys is a cop comedy with a lot of creative talent behind it. So why is the trailer so mediocre?

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Will Ferrell: You’re Welcome, America. A Final Night with George W. Bush

You can't help but think that Ferrell would've wanted to go out on a high note with his Bush impression, instead of just giving us what is essentially an easy go-round of his greatest hits.

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Will Ferrell brings his favorite childhood TV show to the big screen

LOS ANGELES — Deep in the bowels of the Hollywood Palladium, in a dressing room normally occupied by rock stars, Will Ferrell is feverishly texting on

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5 Jun 2009 // 5:45 AM

Land of the Lost

Lack of understanding and planning is the unclever premise of Land of the Lost.

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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11 Mar 2009 // 5:00 AM

Will Ferrell, best known for playing overgrown frat boys, bubbleheaded anchormen and spoiled athletes, seems an unlikely Broadway angel. But the comedian has performed a

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Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.

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7 Dec 2008 // 7:58 PM

Step Brothers

They're hostile, irritable, and unemployable; it's hilarious but also unsettling.

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25 Jul 2008 // 2:29 AM

Step Brothers

In Step Brothers, Nancy (Mary Steenburgen) is the ideal audience, the girl who can't fathom the anti-nuances of masculine ritual.

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These ‘Brothers’ Offer Offensive Delights

Embarrassing as it may seem, we’ve all been there - laughing when the fat man splits his pants, fighting off hysterics after an old

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11 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Semi-Pro

It wouldn't hurt to keep Ferrell out of the locker room for a few years or more.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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2 Mar 2008 // 8:59 PM

Semi-Pro

For viewers who are already tired of the Will Ferrell sports spoof, the new installment is more of the same. For those who love the films, it is also... more of the same.

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Actor chats about basketball, bears and the comic potential of his abdomen

A cluster of media types is sprawled inside Michigan State University’s Breslin Center, sipping on sodas and waiting for an encounter with a king

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Will Ferrell makes sport of professional basketball in ‘Semi-Pro’

Before “the Frat Pack” and $20 million paydays, before “Old School,” way before “Saturday Night Live” even, Will Ferrell wanted to be a sportscaster. Then he

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9 Sep 2007 // 9:41 PM

Blades of Glory

It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.

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2 Apr 2007 // 4:57 AM

Where there’s a Will, there’s a payday

The ice kings pulled in lots of cold cash this weekend. “Blades of Glory,” a goofball figure-skating comedy starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, earned $33

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30 Mar 2007 // 2:15 AM

Blades of Glory (2007)

As pleased with itself as any other Will Ferrell comedy, Blades of Glory targets buddy and sports movie conventions, and -- oh yes -- ponders the profound gayness of figure skating.

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Jon Heder takes to the ice in his next biggest thing since ‘Dynamite’

Jon Heder is on the phone from Los Angeles nearing the end of a long string of press interviews for “Blades of Glory,” his comedy

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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