Liar Liar (1997)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

 

 

Pros –

1) Signature Jim Carrey movie
2) Courtroom drama
3) Fast Paced
4) Roast meeting scene
5) Airport Climax scene
6) Subtle Christmas movie feel

Cons –

1) Maura Tierney as Audrey Reede : Huge miscast

 

 

Quote –

Greta: He knocked over another ATM. This time at knife point. He needs your legal advice.
Fletcher: [picking up phone and shouting] Stop breaking the law, asshole!

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Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 1/5

 

PROS –
1) Just for old times’ sake.
2) Return of Billy in 4C
3) Kidney prank ( though it was ruined in the trailer)
4) “Bush Club”, “The Old Stinkeroo”
5) Captain Lippencott’s camouflage bodysuit gags

 

CONS –
1) A sequel too delayed
2) One-time watch
3) Bad supporting cast.

 

QUOTE –
“GOT YOU!”

The Cable Guy (1996)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR –0
ACTOR – 0
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 0/5

Pros –
1) Somebody to Love

 

Cons –
1) Definitely “NOT” a comedy.
2) Too dark plot.
3) Boring
4) Jim Carrey’s talent wasted
5) “Cape Fear” minus bloodshed

 

Quote –
You can watch the Louvre on one channel or watch female mud-wrestling on another. You can do your shopping at home or play Mortal Kombat with a friend in Vietnam.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 2/5

 

PROS –
1) Brick and Chani (deserves a spin-off)

 

 

CONS –
1) Worst than “The Lost Movie”. This movie is a disaster as compared to its prequel.
2) The Newscasters battle-royale legacy is ruined (Jim Carrey was the only saving grace)

 

QUOTE –
“Ron Burgundy: Who the hell is Julius Ceasar? You know I don’t follow the NBA!”

Man on the Moon (1999)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –
1) Andy Kaufman is larger than life character and his real life is more interesting than the movie.
2) Jim Carrey did justice to the role. His Elvis impersonation and “Mighty Mouse Theme (Here I Come to Save the Day)” are top notch.
2) R.E.M. song

 

Cons –
1) More of a documentary than a character study

 

Quote –
“Look at you…you’re so proud…you look like some stupid kid walking home from school and saying, “Look Dad, I got an F!””

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

Verdict – 1/5

Pros –
1) Alan Arkin as Rance Holloway

 

Cons –
1) Predictable plot
2) Waste of good actors in this half-hearted effort

 

Quote –
Jane: [after Gray burned his skin for a trick] That is a terrible trick to do for children. What if they try and copy you?
Steve Gray: I sue them. It’s my trick.