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This just in: Ricky Gervais' 'Special Correspondents' isn't much of a story

This just in: Ricky Gervais' 'Special Correspondents' isn't much of a story

Ricky Gervais has written, directed and costarred in “Special Correspondents,” a movie for Netflix about a radio journalist (Eric Bana) and his engineer (Gervais) faking broadcasts from a war zone they have not actually traveled to. Based on the 2009 French comedy “Envoyés très spéciaux,” it's a minor work, like a Francis the Talking Mule or Ma and Pa Kettle movie in the old Universal Pictures days, if not quite as charming.

If it's actually disappointing, rather than merely just OK, it's that one (still) expects more from the co-creator of “The Office” -- one of the century's most influential series, which is getting a film...

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