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Comedy Blu-Ray Triple Pack (Talladega Nights + Superbad + Walk Hard)
Comedy Blu-Ray Triple Pack (Talladega Nights + Superbad + Walk Hard): This special Blu-ray triple pack contains the three comedies: Talladega Nights - The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Superbad and Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story.
Comic sensation Will Ferrell (Anchorman) plays Ricky Bobby, a figure who is at once laughably ridiculous, infuriating, and loveable...more info
This special Blu-ray triple pack contains the three comedies: Talladega Nights - The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Superbad and Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story.
Comic sensation Will Ferrell (Anchorman) plays Ricky Bobby, a figure who is at once laughably ridiculous, infuriating, and loveable. Ricky Bobby, with his bleached-blonde wife, cute sons Walker and Texas Ranger, and dim sidekick Cal (award-winning actor John C. Reilly, flexing his considerable comedic muscle), has got it made. He is NASCAR's most popular driver, and nearly every aspect of his life is endorsed by a recognisable product. Yet his racetrack kingdom is not unshakeable: two formidable opponents, his unpleasable father, Reese (Gary Cole), and a flashy new opponent, the openly gay French import Jean (played by a hilarious Sasha Baron Cohen, known to millions as Borat and Ali G), threaten to hijack his crown and expose his vulnerabilities. Though it is one of America's most popular sporting events, the association of NASCAR with uneducated, backwards rednecks seems cemented into the American consciousness. So the brilliant comedy Talladega Nights - The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, is not just a side-splitting series of slapstick pratfalls and over-the-top accents, but a lens into an important part of American culture. Though many of the jokes are easy laughs (having Ferrell run around shirtless is a guaranteed guffaw-fest), the script (co-written by Farrell and Adam McKay) is nuanced and intelligent, lending its characters much more sympathy and complexity than dumber comedies are want to do. Every performer--from Ferrell to Amy Adams (as Susan, Bobby's fawning assistant)--tackles his or her part with joy and relish. A hilarious humdinger of a movie with smarts and savvy, Talladega Nights ensures Ferrell's position as one of comedy's shining talents.
Produced by Judd Apatow and co-written by Seth Rogen--both of The 40 Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up fame--Superbad is the story of two horny teenage geeks looking to lose their virginity before college. Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are hoping to end high school on a high note, and when one of their crushes (Emma Stone) invites them to a graduation party, the boys are ecstatic. That is, until they become responsible for supplying the party with alcohol. They hurriedly concoct a scheme to use their friend Fogell's (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) horrendously fake ID, but trouble soon arises when Fogell becomes the victim of a liquor store robbery. The cops (Rogen and Bill Hader) show up, and the evening quickly disintegrates into a hilarious mess of misunderstandings, sing-alongs, and beer mixed with laundry detergent. Hill is a riot as the wild-haired and foul-mouthed Seth, and Mintz-Plasse is great fun as the uber-geek Fogell. But Michael Cera (formerly of Arrested Development) steals the show as the sensitive and level-headed Evan. His oddball line delivery and excellent comic timing make for some of the most bizarre but best moments of the film. Yet, despite gross-out jokes, Superbad somehow manages to fly far above frat-boy, American Pie-style humour. This is partly due to the comedic skill of the actors, but also because the characters--silly and absurd though they can be--are so well-written. Watching these bungling outcasts is a vivid reminder of the horrific lows and supreme highs of high school life, and their antics rather poignantly capture how age 18 can indeed be super bad, but also super good.
Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story;
Talladega Nights star John C. Reilly and producer Judd Apatow reunite for this film that takes comedic aim at films such as Walk the Line. Reilly stars as titular musician Dewey Cox, with Jenna Fischer (The Office) and SNL's Kristen Wiig co-starring as two of the women in the life of the troubled singer.
Comedy Blu-Ray Triple Pack (Talladega Nights + Superbad + Walk Hard) - Specifications
Barcode (EAN) No: 5050629942873
Part Code: P3REMVSPH94287
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