Posts tagged "Jim Carrey"

Moovie Revew: Dumb and Dumber To

Moovie Revew: Dumb and Dumber To
DUMB AND DUMBER TO Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 109 mins. Premise: Picking up 20 years later, Harry (Jeff Daniels) is in need of a kidney transplant and conveniently finds out he’s the biological father of a teenage daughter, so he and Lloyd (Jim Carrey) hit the road to track down the daughter. Behind-the-Scenes: Writer-Directors Bobby... Read more »

In Defense Of...The Cable Guy

In Defense Of...The Cable Guy
“In Defense Of…” is a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time.  Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, Alfie (2004), MacGruber, and The Island. In 1996, Jim Carrey was on a roll.  In... Read more »

Movie Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (**1/2)

Movie Review: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (**1/2)
THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 100 mins. Premise: Las Vegas magician duo Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton (Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi) find their increasingly outdated act, and tenuous friendship, threatened by a new, risk-taking performance artist named Steve Gray (Jim Carrey). Behind-the-Scenes: Screenwriters Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley also wrote the... Read more »
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The Dark Knight Retrospective: Re-Watching Batman Forever (1995)

The Dark Knight Retrospective: Re-Watching Batman Forever (1995)
BATMAN FOREVER (1995) Warner Bros. made a concerted effort away from the gothic stylings of Tim Burton when it hired Joel Schumacher to direct the third Batman film.  Schumacher has long been a director of more style than substance, and the Batman franchise let him indulge all of his worst, over-the-top instincts.  Though Burton stayed... Read more »

Movie Review - Mr. Popper's Penguins (*** out of 5)

MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS.  95 mins.  PG.  Directed by Mark Waters.  Written by Sean Anders & John Morris and Jared Stern. Jim Carrey has seen his star dim a bit in recent years due to the rise of Judd Apatow-style comedies and R-rated fare like The Hangover.  And while, on paper, this adaptation of the classic... Read more »

Movie Review - I Love You Phillip Morris

BY ROBERT HAMMERLE, guest contributor to Hammervision Part farce and part tragedy, “I Love You Phillip Morris” is a diabolically wicked little film. Love him or hate him, it took a lot of “balls” (pun intended) for Jim Carrey to play the role of a flamboyantly gay conman, and he deserves credit for bringing an... Read more »
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