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Jim Carrey

SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview

The annual mid-March South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) shindig has just about everything going for it. Taking place in hip Austin, it’s perhaps best known as a musical festival, but the film portion has grown in importance as the…

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

If there was ever an 'alternative' comic book film, it would have to be 2010's Kick-Ass. With its over-exaggerated violence and dark humour, the film helped popularise Mark Millar's cult comic.  But with the original film's director and…

Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)

Jim Carrey needs to have a word with himself, or his agent. Because he's been off his game for a while and needs to find his way back. I actually really liked I Love You Philip Morris but he then goes and undoes his good work by starring in…

Mr Popper’s Penguins (2011)

In the nineties Jim Carrey’s name was like a stamp of approval, guaranteeing near to instant box office success. When it came to outlandish slapstick comedies Carrey had the market cornered, becoming an unconventional A-list celebrity in…

Mr Popper’s Penguins Gala screening

London’s Empire Cinema in Leicester Square was transformed into a glacial grotto of childhood fantasy for the Gala Screening of Jim Carrey’s new family friendly film Mr Popper’s Penguins. Amongst the bountiful buffet of sweet treats and…

I Love You Philip Morris (2009)

Doesn't make you proud If it was daring for stars like Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor to play gay lovers who meet in a Texas prison, giving this movie an "ick" factor for mainstream audiences that kept it on the shelf for two years, it hardly…

A Christmas Carol (2009)

Snow is falling... all around us... Yes it is time for the flickfeast Christmas festivities to commence and for starters Kevin Matthews gives us a review of Zemeckis' A Christmas Carol starring Jim Carrey... There’s really no point in…