The Campaign

I was really excited to see my favorite comedic actor, Will Ferrell, return to his bread and butter of outrageous comedy. He plays an incumbent Congressman from North Carolina running unopposed until Zac Galifianakis’ character throws his hat into the ring at the last minute.

As a former political science major, I enjoyed the complete mockery of the electoral process that this film provides. If you have seen a few of Ferrell’s and Galifianakis’ movies, then there are not a whole lot of surprises in store. I felt as though I could predict when Ferrell’s ridiculous tirades were coming and when Galifianakis would get a laugh with his patented effeminate gait and mannerisms. That said, I’m always up for a laugh and it delivered that. Completely unrealistic and over the top, but that’s what we have to come to expect and enjoy out of these two.

Not a great movie overall, but I enjoyed it and give it 3 ¼ out of 5 BeachBalls.


28 thoughts on “The Campaign

    • Great article, well wtrtien I loved it. My thoughts exactly, you would think after all these years he’d wait to hear the producer say we’re clear before opening his mouth.This hurts. It hurts his reputation. It hurts when I hear him now. We all know guys like Grant Napier really struggle through long seasons and hate calling terrible games.. But they are professionals and make us think they love it. Krukow showed us who he really is which is fine if I were having a beer with him.. not on CSN

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    Just watched Jerry Maguire again tonight, it better make your top 10. How many beach balls ya got? I’m going 4.5

    • Can you put a spot on this sight so people can sign their chelrdin up for sports online just in case they can’t make it to the sign ups in person?

  2. I thought this movie was hilarious! It was way over the top but very funny!

    I love that you started a blog on all the movies you watch and rating the movies with BeachBalls was a clever idea! Hope your recovery is going well!

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