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November 11, 2006

Talladega Nights - 4

Funny? Yes. A good film? Unfortunately not. There are some quality jokes and good commentary on NASCAR, but this is another film that suffers from allowing the trailer to tell the whole story and most of the jokes. I am being too harsh. If you want to laugh and be entertained then this film will do the trick, and does it reasonable well. Although there are parts of the film that seem to go bland. In fact I think most of the actors are out of place. Will Ferrell should continue toward the serious (Winter Passing and Stranger than Fiction), Sasha Baron Cohen should stick to his Kazakhstanian roots (Borat), and John C. Reilly is a lot better in films of substance (Magnolia and Criminal). A few funny jokes, but too easily forgotten.

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