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The Campaign

Review by Jeff Galasso

Stars: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudekis, Dylan McDermott, Brian Cox, John Lithgow | Written by Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell | Directed by Jay Roach

When it comes to easy comedy targets, ducks don’t sit around asking for it more than Us politicians.  Will Ferrell, star of The Campaign, is certainly no stranger to lampooning political figures.  The “Saturday Night Live” alum’s George W Bush impression has been fine-tuned to comedic perfection.  It’s this knack for mocking the Republicans’ finest that has provided the inspiration for the frivolous election farce of The Campaign.

As the conservative incumbent Congressman from North Carolina, Ferrell adopts a Southern drawl for his portrayal of the womanising Cam Brady.  When the evil, capitalist brothers Motch (John Lithgow and Dan Aykroyd, looking mostly out of place and happy to have a paycheque) hope to sell the local district to China, »

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