Some movies are full of deep, intellectual insights, subtle nuances and brain-gravy subtext that just yearn for discussion, dissection and analysis. These films often prove difficult to review, because there's so much there that demands attention.

And then there's a movie like Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which is just a big, fat mindless exercise in out-there humor, colorful lampoonery and downright silliness. Plus it's got that absurdist bent that comes part and parcel with Will Ferrell's best experiments.

I'll make it even simpler: If you've laughed your freakin' head off during the whole of Ferrell's Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, then there's a very good chance you'll dig the guy's new flick. Only probably not quite as much...
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