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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-08-06 02:50 PM
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25. He's not a favorite of mine either, but the movie as a whole is funny
Edited on Tue Aug-08-06 02:51 PM by Lex
especially Sascha Baron Cohen as Jean Girard. And John C. Reilly as Bobby's best friend, Cal, is a scream too.

There is a brief cameo by Elvis Costello, and of course, the music by Steve Earle is great too.

The movie is not just Will Ferrell, but he did do an excellent parody of a clueless chest-thumping freeper-type in this movie.

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  -"Talladega Nights" and its political overtones. (Possible spoilers.) Lex  Aug-08-06 01:44 PM   #0 
  - Great review  wicket   Aug-08-06 01:45 PM   #1 
  - Steve Earle did the music?  htuttle   Aug-08-06 01:49 PM   #2 
  - Oh now I'll go fersure!!!!  elehhhhna   Aug-08-06 03:54 PM   #28 
  - Sascha Baron Cohen, for those who don't know...  Kutjara   Aug-08-06 01:49 PM   #3 
  - And he is hysterically funny playing the French "Formula Un"  Lex   Aug-08-06 01:50 PM   #6 
  - Also the voice of Julien, the Lemur King in Madagascar...  SidDithers   Aug-08-06 01:53 PM   #9 
  - "Who wipes?"  zbdent   Aug-08-06 02:29 PM   #23 
  - They're nothing but Giant Pansies!  LostinVA   Aug-08-06 04:11 PM   #32 
  - And Blorat from Khazakstan  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-08-06 02:25 PM   #21 
  - When he got the all those bar partrons in Tucson to sing  elehhhhna   Aug-08-06 03:56 PM   #29 
  - Did you read about his hysterical rodeo bit?  Ex Lion Tamer   Aug-08-06 04:10 PM   #30 
  - And King Julien in "Madagascar"  LostinVA   Aug-08-06 04:10 PM   #31 
  - I live about 30 minutes from Talladega...  southpaw   Aug-08-06 01:49 PM   #4 
  - If you don't like NASCAR, then you'll like this movie.  Lex   Aug-08-06 01:52 PM   #8 
  - I felt the same way about the move, until I saw the right-wing reviews  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-08-06 01:53 PM   #11 
  - Fortunatly, I don't live near Talladega, but I do....  AX10   Aug-08-06 04:26 PM   #33 
  - It's already making the fundies nuts:  villager   Aug-08-06 01:50 PM   #5 
  - Oh, lovely!  TechBear_Seattle   Aug-08-06 01:56 PM   #13 
  - note their "abhorrent" rating for most films! Those are the ones to see!  villager   Aug-08-06 02:06 PM   #17 
  - WOW are they at all aware of how an ant colony works  underpants   Aug-08-06 01:56 PM   #14 
  - things are so unhinged now that when I saw "Ant Bully" with my kids  villager   Aug-08-06 02:05 PM   #16 
  - mocking the devil is bad? n/t  FSogol   Aug-08-06 02:19 PM   #20 
  - Sounds like a winner to me!  grytpype   Aug-08-06 01:58 PM   #15 
  - Oh, man. That "Ant Bully" review is worth the price of admission alone!  gatorboy   Aug-08-06 02:11 PM   #18 
     - yeah, that paragraph grabbed me, too. These people are insane.  villager   Aug-08-06 02:17 PM   #19 
  - I didn't read your post, Lex!  TAPat   Aug-08-06 01:51 PM   #7 
  - Well, I think you'll like it. It was like it was written by a DU'er  Lex   Aug-08-06 01:54 PM   #12 
  - I think we should go out and claim this movie as our own  underpants   Aug-08-06 01:53 PM   #10 
  - I agree. It's kind of like they found a way to force people to watch....  AchtungToddler   Aug-08-06 02:28 PM   #22 
  - Thanks for the synopsis. Will Ferrel has never caused me to crack  greyhound1966   Aug-08-06 02:37 PM   #24 
     - He's not a favorite of mine either, but the movie as a whole is funny  Lex   Aug-08-06 02:50 PM   #25 
        - Yes I've seen a couple of his movies that would have been funny to me  greyhound1966   Aug-08-06 03:38 PM   #26 
           - Here's a Groucho smilie:  Lex   Aug-08-06 03:47 PM   #27 
 

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