Directed by: Jay Roach
Running Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Release Date: August 10, 2012
Plot: Long-time congressman Cam Brady (Ferrell) faces tough competition from newcomer Marty Huggins (Galifianakis) after the latter receives strong support from an evil corporation looking to bring Chinese child labor factories to North Carolina.
Who’S It For? This R-rated comedy isn’t geared toward a specific political party, but it is for anyone with the responsibility to vote. This satire is fitting for any election season, in any democratic society.
Expectations: Due to the lead casting alone, I put this behind The Dark Knight Rises on my “Top 7 Anticipated Summer 2012 Movies” list.
Will Ferrell as Cam Brady: Aside from, well, Galifianakis, no one may be better at playing the winning loser than Ferrell, who provides a funny representation of an »
- Nick Allen
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