DUMB AND DUMBER TO

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Peter and Bobby Farrelly Stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin, Kathleen Turner, Steve Tom, Don Lake, Bill Murray, Tembi Locke, Brady Bluhm, Patricia French. In 1994 Jim Carrey dominated at the box office with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb And Dumber, deliberately lowbrow comedies which used his rubbery face and manic energy to good effect. More recently though Carrey seems to have lost his box office clout (indeed he backed out of promoting his Kick-Ass sequel due to concerns over Continue reading

MR POPPER’S PENGUINS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Mark Waters Stars: Jim Carrey, Angela Lansbury, Carla Gugino, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Madeline Carroll, Olivia Lovibond, Clark Gregg, David Krumholtz. Audiences seem to have a fascination with penguins on screen. The delightful animated Happy Feet was a huge box office success, and we reveled in the scene stealing antics of the penguins in the animated Madagascar series. And of course we marveled at the documentary March Of The Penguins. This latest Jim Carrey comedy also features lots of cute penguins. Mr Popper’s Continue reading

I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa Stars: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Santoro,. I Love You Phillip Morris is a black comedy loosely based on the true story of Steven Jay Russell, a flamboyant conman currently serving a prison sentence of 144 years. Russell (played by Jim Carrey) at various times acted as a doctor, lawyer, FBI agent, and even the CFO of a major corporation, embezzling millions of dollars along the way to fund his lavish lifestyle. He spent a lot of time in and out of prison and on the run from the Continue reading

LIAR LIAR

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Tom Shadyac Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilley, Maura Tierney, Cary Elwes, Justin Cooper, Swoosie Kurtz, Amanda Donohoe, Anne Haney, Mitchell Ryan, Jason Bernard, Eric Pierpoint, Randall "Tex" Cobb. Following the mixed response to the disappointing black comedy The Cable Guy, Jim Carrey bounces back to the outrageous form his fans expect with his new film Liar Liar. A film designed to showcase Carrey's uniquely physical brand of comedy, Liar Liar has been one of the biggest successes so far this year, grossing over $165 million at Continue reading