Will Ferrell

Old School

December 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Old School" was one of Will Ferrell's early movies after leaving Saturday Night and back then already, he was shoehorning himself into the kind of excessive character that we've seen since over and over again. When the film first [...]

Stranger Than Fiction: Special Edition

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

With the success of "Monster's Ball" (2001) and "Finding Neverland" (2004) behind him, director Marc Forster has established himself as a critic's and awards darling, if not necessarily a major cinematic artist. Thus, in [...]

Semi-Pro: Let's Get Sweaty Edition

June 19, 2008 // 0 Comments

Since ending his days on "Saturday Night Live, " Will Ferrell has staked out a niche for himself playing essentially the same character in various professions and costumes. Whether anchoring the news, driving a racecar or playing basketball, the [...]


May 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Semi-Pro" is the latest Will Ferrell sports comedy directed by first timer Kent Alterman. Very loosely based on actual occurrences when the ABA merged with the NBA in 1976, the film is much more concerned with lampooning the era's [...]

Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy

December 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

Will Ferrell has used his notoriety well as one of the leading SNL cast members of his era and turned it into a remarkable movie career. Over the past 10 years he has clearly become one of the most exposed and hard-working comedians in Hollywood. [...]

Blades Of Glory

August 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

Will Ferrell is such a high profile comedian these days that his films have become a hit-or-miss affair. Some of them are outrageously funny while others are just flat out stupid. Therefore it was with some trepidation that I approached "Blades Of [...]

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

February 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

"I hope you have sons… beautiful, handsome boys… articulate, educated, and athletic. And I hope they have their legs taken from them so you can know what this pain is like!" Will Ferrell can look at the camera and say anything. Anything [...]

Winter Passing

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

Ed Harris and Zooey Deschanel star as an estranged father and daughter who are forced to interact with each other after many years apart. Don, (Ed Harris) is a washed up, alcoholic novelist who is living as a recluse. Reese, (Zooey Deschanel) is his [...]


November 21, 2005 // 0 Comments

In the classic 'fish out of water' tale, an orphan makes it to the North Pole via a Santa Claus blunder. Upon his arrival, Papa Elf (played by Bob Newhart) takes the little boy and raises him under the name Buddy. As Buddy grows and grows and [...]


October 17, 2005 // 0 Comments

I was looking forward to seeing "Bewitched" as it seemed to give life back to a show many of us loved and grew up with. Starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell, the cast also seemed capable, and yet, "Bewitched" turned out to be a big [...]
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