By Gerald Aaron, August 28, 2008
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Approaching a Will Ferrell comedy expecting sophistication and Wildean wit is about as absurd as believing a political manifesto.
The star of Anchorman and Talladega Nights is rightly celebrated for slapstick, pratfalls and coarse, crass comedy, and he does not disappoint here. He plays work-shy 39-year-old Brennan Huff who still lives at home with his single mother, Nancy (Mary Steenburgen).