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“There were times when I was sore from laughing” – Adam McKay on The Other Guys at 10

By Simon Bland

The director reflects on the making of his 2010 buddy cop comedy, and the serious message at its heart.

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

By David Jenkins

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams are the Icelandic bar band who accidentally make it big in this occasionally effective comedy.

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Downhill

By Hannah Woodhead

This US remake of Ruben Östlund’s ski-bound comedy-drama Force Majeure oversimplifies the source material.

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Downhill – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hit the slopes in this miserable remake of Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure.

Will Ferrell reprises Ron Burgundy role for a new podcast

By Charles Bramesco

Listen to the first episode in the series now, recorded inside a glass case of emotion.

Daddy’s Home 2

By David Jenkins

This dire sequel filled with mechanically-reclaimed comedy marks a depressing low point for Will Ferrell.

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2007: The year dumb bro comedy died

By Marianne Eloise

Ten years ago, the likes of Blades of Glory and Hot Rod signalled the end of the Frat Pack era.

Boats, hoes and dinosaurs – The childish brilliance of Step Brothers

By Rebecca Speare-Cole

Let us count the ways we love Adam McKay’s 2008 comic masterwork.

Ex-Rent Hell presents… The Adventures of Ford Fairlane

By Adam Lee Davies

Remember when Hollywood attempted to parlay the stage act of a blue comedian into a wannabe raunchy comedy?

Get Hard

By David Jenkins

The dodgy politics of this would-be comedy might have been more hard-hitting had Will Ferrell and and Kevin Hard given us something to laugh about.

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Step Brothers

By Dan Stewart

Will Ferrell and John C Reilly deliver in this dysfunctional comedy from director Adam McKay.

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