Catch the fast and the humorous

PUBLISHED: 10:00 14 September 2006 | UPDATED: 09:52 24 May 2010

COMEDY great Will Ferrell is back on the big screen this week as a celebrity NASCAR racer. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is showing at the Odeon, Weston

COMEDY great Will Ferrell is back on the big screen this week as a celebrity NASCAR racer.Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is showing at the Odeon, Weston.Ricky Bobby (Ferrell) was born in a speeding car and dedicates every waking moment to passing the finish line first. His determination and 'win at all costs' approach has made him a national hero.With a good looking wife and a loyal best friend, Ricky thinks all his dreams have come true.But when gay Formula One driver Jean Girrard (Sacha Baron Cohen) arrives on the racing scene Ricky's perfect life starts to spiral out of control.* Film fans can also get up close and personal with the royal family at the Odeon this week.The Queen is a fascinating watch, following the lives of the royal family as they go about their day to day business.Set in September 1997 in the wake of the death of the Princess of Wales, the film shows the Queen (Helen Mirren) struggling to cope as public opinion turns against her family.


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