Will Ferrell

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Barbie: first trailer for Greta Gerwig’s movie starring Margot Robbie
The Little Women writer-director has re-teamed with Noah Baumbach to write a new take on the much-loved doll character

Benjamin Lee

16, Dec, 2022 @2:50 PM

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Elf the Musical review – Buddy’s back with some syrupy showtunes
Choreographed candy cane twirling and funny moments from the Will Ferrell film don’t save this show from being a bland corporate Christmas experience

Chris Wiegand

24, Nov, 2022 @11:59 PM

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Spirited review – Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds hit all the wrong notes in Christmas musical
The two make for an awkward double act in a slick but grating song-and-dance spin on A Christmas Carol that will make grinches of us all

Benjamin Lee

09, Nov, 2022 @6:03 PM

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TV tonight: Jimmy Akingbola on growing up in foster care and breaking Hollywood
The Bel-Air star reunites with his foster family and biological siblings. Plus, Bake Off tackles pastry and there is world-class sport. Here’s what to watch this evening

Graeme Virtue, Danielle De Wolfe, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale, Sammy Gecsoyler, Simon Wardell

01, Nov, 2022 @6:20 AM

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Adam McKay: ‘Leo sees Meryl as film royalty – he didn’t like seeing her with a lower back tattoo’
After politics in Vice and finance in The Big Short, director McKay is taking on the climate crisis in his star-studded ‘freakout’ satire Don’t Look Up

Steve Rose

13, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Shrink Next Door; Inside the Care Crisis With Ed Balls; Beat the Devil; The Tower
A conniving shrink takes over his patient’s life as Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd reunite; Ed Balls gets to grips with elderly care; and Ralph Fiennes fumes in the David Hare play the BBC didn’t want

Barbara Ellen

14, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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The Shrink Next Door review – Paul Rudd traps Will Ferrell in a cult of two
Ferrell is a neurotic patient and Rudd a dangerously narcissistic therapist, in this plodding drama about a real-life scam which is saved by the sheer unbelievability of its source material

Lucy Mangan

12, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘I had to watch it with my therapist’: when real-life horrors get turned into TV
From The Shrink Next Door to Dr Death, true-crime podcasts are being snapped up for TV. But how does it really feel when your worst nightmare becomes a bingewatch?

Issy Sampson

05, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Oscar-nominated Savan Kotecha: 'I’m the most boring person in the world'
Musical comedy Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga acted as a mid-pandemic balm. It also saved its chief lyricist from a songwriting rut

Michael Cragg

02, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ja Ja Ding Dong! How schlager found its joyful place in the pop camp
Will Ferrell’s new Eurovision movie dances to the bouncing beat of schlager, Germanic folk-pop reclaimed from the spectre of nationalism by embracing kitsch

Angelica Frey

08, Jul, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Nul points: why Netflix's Eurovision film hits all the wrong notes
Will Ferrell’s spoof can’t get a handle on camp and misses a vital point: Eurovision already does a fine job making fun of itself

Caspar Salmon

03, Jul, 2020 @11:53 AM

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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga review – too timid for satire
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams hit a flat note in Netflix’s brand-approved ‘spoof’ of the much-loved carnival of kitsch

Peter Bradshaw

24, Jun, 2020 @2:00 PM

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