Tagged: Jim Carrey

Movie Duel: The Truman Show vs. EDtv

In my Movie Duel columns, I opine on the subject of “movie twins”—two very similar movies released in close proximity to one another. It seems like a straightforward concept, but in the course of doing Movie Duels, I’ve learned that…

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

“The bad news is Kick-Ass 2 isn’t as good as Kick-Ass. There are certain key elements of awesome from the first movie that are absent this time around, and without them there’s just no way to completely recapture the magic. The good news is that those voids have been filled by not-quite-as-awesome-but-still-pretty-awesome new stuff.”

VIDEO: The Mask (1994)

It's the debut of the Graphic Novel Picture Show, where your host Solkir presents a retrospective of the history of comic book movies! In this episode, he looks at Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz in the 1994 adaptation of the Dark Horse comic The Mask, about a guy who puts on the Mask of Loki and gains the ability to alter reality, and discusses how the movie measures up to its source material.