'The Campaign' is a stumper

'The Campaign' is a stumper

Shanghai : China | Aug 09, 2012 at 6:22 PM PDT
Source: USA Today Life
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The Campaign (* * 1/2 out of four, R, opens Friday) is not that movie. Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis trade barbs and sling mud, but the humor is inconsistent and the political satire lacks bite. Certainly a movie about a nasty political campaign is timely, but this one degenerates... FULL ARTICLE AT USA Today Life
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