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Jim Carrey Files Court Documents Responding To Lawsuits Over Ex's Suicide


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Jim Carrey is taking legal action of his own as he fights two separate lawsuits brought against him that accuse him of complicity in his ex-girlfriend’s suicide.

The 54 year old actor has filed a 10-page document detailing his relationship with 30 year old Cathriona White, a stylist and actress whom he dating on and off for nearly three years before she committed suicide in September 2015.

It hits back at claims brought by her mother, Brigid Sweetman, and estranged husband, Mark Burton, who have both brought lawsuits against Carrey accusing him giving White three sexually transmitted diseases, and that he provided her with the prescription pills she used to take her own life.

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Jim Carrey's Lawyer Brands Accusations That He Gave Ex-Girlfriend STDs Before Her Suicide As "Outrageous"


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Legal representatives for Jim Carrey have branded as “outrageous” the recent accusation made by his ex-girlfriend’s current husband that the actor gave her STDs before she committed suicide.

The wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier this week against Carrey, by Cathriona White’s estranged husband Mark Burton, was amended on Thursday (September 22nd) to include an allegation that White was suicidal because she had a sexually transmitted disease she believed the Hollywood star had given to her.

White, an Irish-born make-up artist, was Carrey’s on-off girlfriend for three years before she was found dead from a prescription drug overdose in September 2015 at the age of 30. Carrey acted as a pallbearer at her funeral.

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Jim Carrey "Will Not Tolerate" Wrongful Death Lawsuit Following His Ex Girlfriend's Suicide


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Jim Carrey has said he will "not tolerate" the lawsuit brought against him by his ex-girlfriend’s estranged husband following her untimely suicide in 2015. The actor’s former partner, make-up artist Cathriona White took her own life reportedly days after her relationship with Carrey ended for a second time and authorities discovered four different types of powerful medication in her body.

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Now Cathriona’s estranged husband, Mark Burton, has filed a lawsuit against Carrey alleging the actor provided her with the pills she overdosed on despite being aware she was "prone to depression".

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Tributes Pour In For Gene Wilder Who Has Died Aged 83


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Tributes have poured in for actor and writer Gene Wilder who has died aged 83. Wilder’s death was announced by his family on Monday, who revealed he had been secretly battling Alzheimer’s for three years. After news of his passing broke, friends, colleagues and fellow comedians paid tribute on social media, with many referencing his most famous role as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

Gene WilderGene Wilder (pictured with Mel Brooks) has died aged 83

Mel Brooks, who directed Wilder in comedies Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, lead the tributes on Twitter, saying the actor and writer had ‘ blessed’ him with his friendship. “One of the truly great talents of our time,” Brooks wrote. “He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his friendship.”

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Rubble Kings Review

Excellent

The social and economic strife in New York in the sixties and seventies gave birth to one of the most influential and popular subculture's in recent memory; hip-hop grew out of poverty, segregation and division, with DJs, MCs, breakdancers and graffiti artists providing a positive creative outlet for the troubled neighbourhoods all over the big apple. The South Bronx is incredibly important in the emergence of hip-hop culture, but before there was the abundance of music that exists now there were the Rubble Kings.

Directed by Shan Nicholson, this documentary tells the all-important story of the Ghetto Brothers, a historical gang active in the 1970s. They were one of many, and Rubble Kings touches on a host of other groups that were also active in this period, with first-hand experiences relayed from a variety of talking heads that were in the midst of the street culture some 40 years ago. The gritty imagery of tagged trains, neighbourhood riots and the anti-police attitude that was an undercurrent felt by all those growing up in the Bronx is showcased from the outset; drawing parallels between Walter Hill's 1979 motion-picture The Warriors, the famous 'can you dig it' scene actually went down in reality. 'Yellow' Benji Medendez, a founding member of the Ghetto Brothers, as well as Carlos 'Karate Charlie' Suarez (who held a formidable reputation) speak with intelligence about the conditions that saw gangs grow in popularity, and sparked a multicultural revolution against the authoritative powers who disregarded the interests of the poor and troubled.   

The 60s is widely known as the peace era, but clearly America wasn't entirely populated by hippies and liberal thinkers; the violence and hardship in New York's boroughs was on a steady incline, reaching a catalyst in the early 70s, where the majority of Rubble Kings' story takes place. The South Bronx was a symbol of early decay. The situation emerged out of the shambolic Cross-Bronx expressway, a major freeway that cut up areas and divided neighbourhoods without consideration for residents. As they always do, the poor felt the squeeze, and landlords burnt down their own properties for insurance money, resulting in black families being left homeless and in severe poverty. Homicides increased, and the majority of income earned in the BX was acquired through criminal activity; street gangs that took influence from the Hells Angels ran the area, sporting swastikas and other offensive anti-establishment imagery like the rebels before them. Hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaata speaks about the pride gangs members had for their crew, and with poor living conditions breeding increased violence, gangs were spreading up like wildfire throughout New York, comprised of all creeds and colours; the segregation went beyond race to class and social standing.

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'Dumb And Dumber To' Takes $14.2 Million At Box Office On Friday Despite Critical Mauling


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It might not be clever, but Dumb and Dumber To looks like it could end up being a pretty big movie, after taking $14.2 million at the box office on its opening Friday. The comedy sequel is now predicted to earn between $30 and 35 million in the US over the following two days, just less than its $40 million budget.

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Starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as the dimwitted Harry and Lloyd, the sequel comes 20 years after the original movie. Back in 1994 Dumb and Dumber had managed $16 million in its opening weekend, going on to gross more than $247 million worldwide.

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A Week In Movies: Interstellar Lands In Cinemas, Tarantino Hosts The Hateful Eight, And Dumb & Dumber To Premieres In L.A., Plus New Trailers For Furious 7, Ex Machina And Minions


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Intersellar

After earlier permieres in L.A. And London, Interstellar held a week-of-release premiere on Monday in New York, attended by Christopher Nolan and his wife producer Emma Thomas and cast members including Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn and Bill Irwin. The film hits cinemas this weekend.

Photos - New York Premiere of 'Interstellar'

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Jim Carrey Makes A Spectacular Return In 'Dumb And Dumber To', But Who Really Is Dumber?


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It's a question that no doubt every 'Dumb and Dumber' fan has considered at some point; one of them had got to be dumber than the other, right? But which one? Jim Carrey and his co-star Jeff Daniels pondered the question ahead of the 'Dumb And Dumber To' release.

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Jim Carrey [L] and Jeff Daniels [R] play Lloyd and Harry - but who's dumber?

Jim Carrey plays Lloyd Christmas in the comedy; a character who was left heartbroken in the 1994 original movie and has remained to this day in a caring facility in a 20-year prank on his friend Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels), who himself has got his own problems this time round when he discovers he has a long lost daughter. Talking about whether or not the characters know that they're dumb, Carrey admits: 'I don't think they consider it for a second. There's no self-examination going on there at all. They're just selfish children. [Harry's] a little sweeter than my character, my character's really selfish.' And while co-director Peter Farrelly admits that they 'each think that the other one is dumb', the question is - who's the most intellectually challenged?

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Jim Carrey Was 'Time-Travelling' With 'Dumb And Dumber To' Return


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It's been a long time coming for the anticipated sequel to 1994's ridiculous comedy 'Dumb And Dumber', and it certainly feels it. Star Jim Carrey admits getting back into action was strangely nostalgic twenty years on.

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in 'Dumb and Dumber To'
Jim Carrey [L] and Jeff Daniels [R] return as Lloyd and Harry in 'Dumb And Dumber To'

Directors Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly aren't straying too far from the original premise with 'Dumb And Dumber To' by the looks of things, with everything from haircuts to cars staying appropriately the same for the Peter Pan style comedy figures. 'It was very much like an H.G. Wells time-travel thing the first day when I put on the old costume', Jim Carrey revealed, when cast and crew eventually decided on sticking to the original. 'We tried some new things in the wardrobe fittings but I kept saying, 'Nope, nope, nope.' Ultimately, I just wore the same thing. It felt right.'

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Is Kick-Ass 3 A Kick Ass Idea?


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The Kick-Ass ultra-violence superhero series has been confused with controversy and praise, criticism and box office success since the release of its first film in 2010. Based on the comic book of the same name created by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., the Kick-Ass series tells the story of an ordinary teenager, Dave Lizewski, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who sets out to become a real-life superhero called Kick-Ass.

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The Kick-Ass series follows DIY superhero schoolkids, Hit-Girl (second from left) and Kick-Ass (second from right)

Just like all other comic book film adaptations out at the moment, the series wants to continue: but is Kick-Ass 3 a good idea?

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Jim Carrey Gives Uplifting Speech At Iowan University


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Trust Jim Carrey to be given the brief to conduct a commencement speech for graduates at the Maharishi University of Management in Iowa only to come back with a speech so funny, emotionally charged and inspiring that those graduates would be given a great start to their careers and Carrey's words would hit headlines worldwide.

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Jim Carrey Made An Inspiring Speech To Graduates In Iowa.

The award winning Dumb and Dumber actor received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Caus during the ceremony but felt well-placed to pass on some of his own words of wisdom to the soon-to-be alumni. The unique university specialises in "consciousness-based education" through a practice known as "transcendental meditation" and Carrey made sure to touch upon this in his speech.

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Jim Carrey Addresses Graduates With Inspiring Commencement Speech Before Receiving Honorary Doctorate


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Jim Carrey addressed a group of young adults who were graduating from the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa on Saturday (May 24th).

The comedian showed a quite different side to himself during the commencement speech as he appeared to be very serious.

The 52 year-old decided to share to the young go-getters life lessons he has learned, and offered a bit of advice for them.

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Jennifer Lawrence To Feature In Cameo Role For 'Dumb And Dumber To'


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Jennifer Lawrence has said in the past that one of her favourite comedy film of all time is the 1994 Farrelly brothers road trip movie Dumb and Dumber, so it really comes as little surprise to learn that the actress has jumped on board for the upcoming sequel to the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar-winner will appear briefly in a flashback sequence, in which she will play a younger version of Kathleen Turner's character, Fraida Feltcher.

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J-Law will feature in a cameo appearance

As THR states, Jen is currently in Atlanta, filming scenes for the third Hunger Games movie; Mockingjay (the third and final book in the series that will be split into two films) and whilst there, she and some of the cast went to visit the set of the Dumb and Dumber sequel. Whilst there, she was asked whether she'd like to appear in the film, jumping at the chance to play the younger Feltcher.

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Jeff Daniels: "Forget The Dumb And Dumber Toilet Scene, That's Nothing!"


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Jeff Daniels has teased a couple of details about the forthcoming Dumb & Dumber sequel, claiming directors Bobby and Peter Farrelly are ready to gross out the audience more than they did with the original's famous 'toilet scene.'

Daniels was on-hand to chat about the sequel after picking up an Emmy award on Sunday, for his altogether more stylish turn as Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom. The 58-year-old claimed he was "gonna party 'til dawn and then I'm gonna get on a plane and go to Atlanta and start shooting 'Dumb and Dumber 2."

It prompted several questions about the anticipated sequel, titled Dumb & Dumber To, which is now finally on track after several delays. "The intellectual free-fall from Will McAvoy to Harry Dunne ... imagine if you will," joked Daniels about his not-so-smart Dumb and Dumber character. 

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Jeff Daniels Scoops Best Actor In Surprise Emmys Triumph Over Bryan Cranston, Kevin Spacey


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Jeff Daniels has secured his television legacy with last night's best 'Lead Actor in a Drama Series' Emmy awards victory. The 58 year-old has had an outstanding year in television with political drama The Newsroom but came up against some stiff competition from Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, House of Cards' Kevin Spacey, Homeland's Damian Lewis and Mad Men's Jon Hamm.

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Jeff Daniels Festoons His Amazing Career With A Coveted Emmy Win.

Though Daniels may have seemed like a long shot for the prestigious award, his success goes to show that it's not always the more publicised actors who go on to win big at the annual television industry awards.

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Stephen Hawking Has No Illusions About The Afterlife: "A Fairytale For People Afraid Of The Dark"


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Stephen Hawking has long been one of the most influential and iconic figures in modern science. So it should come as little surprise to learn that the black hole expert has no hang ups about any kind of life after death. At the premier of the new film Hawking, a documentary covering the physicist's life, Hawking told reporters that when his time comes, he is doubtful that he wil arrive at any pearly gates or fiery pit.

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Hawking is having the double-whammy film threatment, with the documentary being followed up by a biopic soon

"The convention of an afterlife is a fairytale for people afraid of the dark," the 72-year-old bluntly put it at the Cambridge premier, as quoted by the Huffington Post. Whilst his spirituality may be all but non-existent, he did admit at the premier that of all his publications, his best-selling A Brief History of Time was his favourite. In the book, Hawking theorises the possibility of a sentient, Creator existing amongst the chaos of the Universe. In the book, he attempts to explain "the laws of nature and history of the Universe, in particular whether it had a creator."

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Hawking Review


Good

Stephen Hawking proves to be an entertaining storyteller in this autobiographical documentary in which, with the help of two cowriters, he takes us on a trip through his life. It's a fascinating narrative, peppered with witty anecdotes and pithy observations. But it feels perhaps a bit too triumphant, and only rarely lets us see the man behind the famous public persona.

Hawking tells his own story, starting with his birth into an academic Oxford family and early fascination with the cosmos. He found school and university rather easy, and it wasn't until he started his PhD at Cambridge that he had his first eureka moment. It was also at this time, aged 21, when he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given just three years to live. But the condition developed slower than expected, so he married his girlfriend Jane and continued his studies. And over the following 50 years he has completely changed the way we understand the universe.

There are several key recurring themes here, as Hawking reveals his thoughts about science, culture and sex with humour and insight. He also lets us see his ongoing desire for recognition in his field. This is what led him to battle through the writing of his international bestseller A Brief History of Time, and also why he took a memorable guest-starring role on The Simpsons. The film recounts both experiences, as well as a hilarious TV appearance with Carrey and his friendships with everyone from Steven Spielberg to Barack Obama.

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A Week In News: Miley's Wrecking Ball, Jurassic World And Arsenio's Back!


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Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

Wrecking Ball: Hurtling through the pop world this week like a.well, wrecking ball, is of course Miss Miley Cyrus. The 20-year-old, who's been mired in controversy over the past few weeks, has turned things up a notch with the release of her new video, a collaboration with Terry Richardson. Check out the Wrecking Ball Video Here.

Jurassic World: Just when you thought Hollywood was done with taking risks, out comes the release date and title for the fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World. Directed by the relatively unknown filmmaker Colin Trevorrow (in blockbuster circles at least), this movie is sink or swim for Universal Pictures. Check out the Jurassic World details here.

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Hawking - Trailer And Clips


Stephen Hawking is without doubt the most famous living scientist on the planet having risen to fame following the release of his 1988 cosmology publication 'A Brief History Of Time'. The book remained in the bestseller list for 4 years, entering into the Guinness Book of Records and selling 10 million copies across the world in 40 different languages. As loved and respected as he is, his life has been far from easy after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21 and drastically exceeding his life expectancy by 50 years despite now being barely able to make any movement and having to communicate with a speech generating device. He has touched the hearts of many he has met and maintains a firm sense of humour, even making cameos in 'Star Trek', 'Futurama', 'The Simpsons' and 'The Big Bang Theory'. 

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Justin Timberlake To Star As The Riddler? He's Game For The Villainous Role, But Is Hollywood?


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Whilst Justin Timberlake was cooped up in the studio for Fresh 102.7's Jim and Kim Show this Tuesday (27 August), the singer/actor gave his fellow Hollywood heavy-weight Ben Affleck the thumbs up to portray Gotham City's most famous son, Bruce Wayne, a.k.a. Batman. The subject of whether JT would be interested in being a superhero at some point inevitably came up, which apparently he has no interest in. Super villain on the other hand...

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Justin Timberlake with his bevy of awards from the VMAs

As reported by E! News, Timberlake was discussing his upcoming action flick Runner Runner, in which he stars alongside Affleck, when he was asked whether or not he'd be interested in squeezing into some spandex to fight off crime. Asked whether he'd be interested in starring as Batman's sidekick Robin (seeing as Matt Damon ruled it out), an unenthusiastic JT said that there wasn't a "chance in hell" of him playing a caped crime-fighter. He continued, "I ain't playin' Robin. I have no aspiration to ever be a superhero in a movie. Now VILLAIN! Ill tell you the villain I want to play more than anything because I grew up loving Batman, funny enough, is the Riddler. The Riddler is my favorite villain."

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Kick Ass 2… Doesn’t Kick Ass!? Oh No! At Least Chloe Moretz Is Good


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Given that the original movie was so good, when we asked the question: can Kick Ass 2 possibly be better than the first?, we were asking a rhetorical question, or at least we thought we were. As it turns out, Kick Ass kicked Kick Ass 2’s ass.

Chloe Moretz as Hit Girl

Mark Miller – the creator of Kick Ass – even answered our then-rhetorical question. “Could 'Kick Ass 2' Be Even Better Than The First? Answer: YES... VERY VERY POSSIBLY!” he Tweeted in response to us, but alas, if the critics are doing their jobs properly, it’s not quite the film the original managed to be.

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Kick Ass 2 - Extended Red Band Trailer


Dave and Mindy have been forced to abandon their Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl monikers following the defeat of ruthless crime boss Frank D'Amico and the death of Mindy's father Big Daddy. Dave goes back to his school life, while Mindy enrols alongside with him and struggles to fit in amongst her fellow female classmates. However, their 'normal lives' don't last when a new group of masked crime-fighters hit the streets led by the patriotic Colonel Stars and Stripes and they decide it's time to do what they think's right and join with them. It's just as well too, as D'Amico's vengeful son Red Mist has adopted a new alter-ego, The Motherf*****, and is attempting to rally an army of supervillains - with names like Black Death, Mother Russia and Genghis Carnage - to take Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl down. 

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What We Learnt From This Years San Diego Comic-Con: Full Round-Up Of Events


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At the Mecca of Geekdom - the San Diego Comic-Con International - the annual Comic-Con kick started in front of an eager audience this Thursday (July 18), with the our-day event already revealing some rather juicy pieces of information about what future films and TV shows have in store. Here's what we know so far, following the first two days of geeky gossip at the annual gathering.

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Smulders appeared in the 'Agents' pilot

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was one of the biggest talking points of the firsts two days, as ABC's Avenger's spin-off was discussed by a panel including Avengers director Joss Whedon and Agents... star Clark Gregg. Gregg discussed the miraculous recovery of his Avengers character Agent Phil Coulson, who was 'killed' by Loki in the first Avengers film only to return in time for his own starring series. Revelers got more than just a frank talk, as they were treated to a world premiere of the pilot episode for Agents..., which featured fellow Avengers star Cobie Smulders and was directed by Whedon. For those of you who weren't at Comic-Con, the series premieres on September 24.

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Jim Carrey Reaches Out To Gun-Owners, Though Weapons Stance Remains


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Hollywood actor Jim Carrey has reached out to gun-owners following his slew of Twitter tirades over the past year. The Dumb & Dumber star first vented his anger at owners of assault weapons in 2012, following the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooting that left 12 dead and 70 injured.

Shortly at the Newtown massacre that left 20 students and 6 adults dead, Carrey wrote on his Twitter account that anyone, “who would run out to buy an assault rifle after the Newtown massacre has very little left in their body or soul worth protecting.” The actor has also stated his intention to pull out of promotional duties for his upcoming movie Kick Ass 2, on account of its violent themes. Carrey made a point of noting he made the film a month before the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut.

But, on Sunday (July 7, 2013), Carrey tried to defuse the on-going battle between himself and American gun-owners, tweeting: “Asslt rifle fans, I do not agree wth u, nor do I fear u but I do love u and I'm sorry tht in my outrage I called you names. That was wrong” (sic). He added: “Btw I don't need a crisis mgr, just a conscience. Calling ppl names is inappropriate but my position on assault weapons hasn't changed.”

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'Kick Ass 2' Does Exactly 'What It Says On The Tin', So Why Did Jim Carrey Withdraw His Support?


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Jim Carrey has withdrawn his support from Kick-Ass 2 claiming, via Twitter, that 'in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence'. He claims the reason behind his decision to withdraw is due to the Sandy Hook shootings. 

The Sandy Hook shootings took place at a high school in December 2012. Twenty students and six members of teaching staff were murdered by a lone gun-man. The incident caused an outcry for gun laws in the US to be restricted.;

Since the shootings, Carrey has been one of the loudest advocates of restricted gun laws. He claims that as a result of these events and his own political opinion he no longer wishes to support Kick-Ass 2, whereby he will still be appearing in the completed film but will not be attending any publicity events which promote it.

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Has Jim Carrey Shot Himself In The Foot With 'Kick-Ass 2' Renunciation?


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Jim Carrey will next star in the much-anticipated sequel to 2010's Kick-Ass, imaginatively called Kick-Ass 2, which is due out later this summer. While the rest of the cast and crew get ready to promote the film and do their bit to ensure it is a success, Carrey has decided in an act of non-violent protest that he will not be joining his crew-mates as they lobby for the film.

Carrey is a striden campaigner for stricter gun control in the USA and in the wake of the tragic school shootings at Sandy Hook, he has decided not to support the film, announcing his decision on Twitter. On Sunday (June 23) he posted on to his feed; “I did "Kickass" a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence," adding in another Tweet, "my apologies to others involved with the film. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart.”

A noble move yes, but Carrey may have accidentally shot himself in the foot because now people are demanding that the star put his money where his mouth is and if he really is as opposed to the movie he says he is, then why not give away the fee he received. Others saw it as a direct attack on the film and should box office takings and intrest in the movie begin to fall, the blame will no doubt be placed squarely on Carrey. Others meanwhile just didn't understand Carrey's logic, including Mark Millar - the writer of the Kick-Ass graphic novel, and how he managed to blur the lines between fiction and reality, as well as questioning why he chose to single out one occurrence as his reason behind denouncing the film.

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Anchorman 2 Trailer


Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind have now hit the eighties and things are a little different. The legendary San Diego news anchors are now embarking on a different project, as part of a 24 hour news channel, but now they have fresh competition in the form of a young, handsome and well-dressed fellow anchor. Ron continues to put himself in sticky situations, this time involving some awkward racism with his new girlfriend's family during a social occasion among many other things. Will their antics extend beyond their previous capers involving angry bears and mean bikers?  Or will the eighties bring with it a more streetwise news bunch? We doubt the latter.

The sequel to 2004's 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' is set to hit our screens soon entitled 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'. We'll likely be seeing yet more hijinks from one of Hollywood's favourite comedy casts as they return following at massive $85 million gross from the original movie. Produced again by Judd Apatow ('The 40 Year Old Virgin', 'Knocked Up', 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall'), Adam McKay ('Step Brothers', 'The Other Guys', 'Talladega Nights') also makes a return as director and co-writer alongside Will Ferrell. It is scheduled for release in the UK on December 20th 2013.

Planned Dumb & Dumber Sequel Dropped By Warner Brothers


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Warner Brothers Pictures announced this week that they have decided to drop the planned sequel to the Farrelly brothers' 1994 comedy Dumb & Dumber, putting the project in limbo for the umpteenth time since the film-making siblings started work on the project.

Having come back from the brink so many times before though, the project might still be made, although being dropped by the film company may just prove to be the final nail needed to shut the coffin on this doomed sequel for good. New Line - who are owned by Warners and released the original film - had predicted a $30 million budget was needed to film the sequel, an amount that was apparently deemed too much and spelled the latest stumbling block for the project. Although the original financier had deemed the project too risky, this might not spell the end of Dumb & Dumber 2 just yet though, as now the Farrelly's are free to shop around and see who else might be interested, if anyone in Hollywood is interested in the project that is.

However bleak it may seem, there remains hope that filming for the sequel will happen nonetheless, with original stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniel having already pledged their interest in the project and the Farrelly's script all but finished. There is still a big if hanging over the project, but it isn't completely doomed, and as long as the script is better than the God-awful prequel then we may very well have a Dumb & Dumber 2 at some point.

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Anchorman 2 Trailer


Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind return in this hilarious sequel to 2004's 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' which saw Ron land himself a hot girlfriend, get attacked by a bear and have his dog thrown over a bridge by an angry biker. The legendary San Diego news anchors are doubtlessly set to entertain us with more news casting exploits which, according to the latest teaser trailer, will involve 'submachine guns and boobies' and getting 'stinky'. One thing's for sure, it's going to be funnier, weirder and much ruder.

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Jim Carrey V Fox News – Fox Team Gang Up In Right Wing Slogfest


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In a coldly calculated ‘chat’ on The Five, Fox’s hosts sat around and mocked Jim Carrey’s spoof anti-gun video and subsequent press release, pretending they found it funny, and feigning indifference in a poorly executed ego retention mission.

Befitting the demeanour of five-year-olds, sitting around a table and engaging in a game of one-upmanship, The Five team (their names irrelevant) set out to impress each other and their viewers, but exhibiting a brand of fake triviality all the while. “Jimmy mocked Mr. Heston but won’t respond to me -- yet,” said host Greg Gutfeld with his patented smarm. “I guess Jimmy thought he couldn’t lose to a debate to a dead man. That’s what’s really funny. He did. And now Charlton Heston has a brighter future in films than Jim Carrey.” Gutfield continued to pick through Carrey’s press release, calling it “basically a complete meltdown,” adding: “This is a guy that insulted most of America and danced on the grave of Charlton Heston. Jim Carrey is, in this letter, threatening legal action -- something Charlton Heston can’t do because Charlton Heston is dead. That was the whole point, to stand up for somebody who couldn’t talk back to a fool like Jim Carrey."

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Fox's 'Five' Fire Swift And Affected Response At Jim Carrey's Gun Culture Parody


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The battle between Fox News and Jim Carrey continues. Well, it continues on one side anyway. After the actor made and posted a humorous video ridiculing the opponents of stricter gun control policies in the US, he received enormous backlash from many Fox hosts, newscasters and commentators. The video, entitled “Cold Dead Hand”, which was posted on Funny or Die, aims to ridicule so-called “hick” culture in America and references western actor Charlton Heston.

One of its most vocal critics was Greg Guthried, who tried to get Carrey to respond over Twitter, and then critiqued his video on Fox’s The Five on Friday. “I guess Jimmy thought he couldn’t lose to a debate to a dead man. That’s what’s really funny. He did. And now Charlton Heston has a brighter future in films than Jim Carrey.” The host first called the comedian to go on Fox News and defend the video and referred to him as a “pathetic tool” On Friday, Bob Beckel, another host on The Five, read portions of Carey’s statement to prove that Guthried really had gotten to the actor. “He issued a press release, which is basically a complete meltdown,” Gutfeld said. “This is a guy that insulted most of America and danced on the grave of Charlton Heston. Jim Carrey is, in this letter, threatening legal action -- something Charlton Heston can’t do because Charlton Heston is dead. That was the whole point, to stand up for somebody who couldn’t talk back to a fool like Jim Carrey.”

We’ll keep you updated on where the chain of overreactions goes next.

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New Kick-Ass 2 International Trailer Revealed! (Video)


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The international trailer for Kick-Ass 2 shows a barely recognizable Jim Carrey and focuses on the character Mindy - played by Chloe Moretz, it's the international trailer of Kick-Ass 2 and it gets the anticipation going ahead of the film's eventual released on August 16, 2013. Wow that seems a long way away. 

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After their previous caped capering defeating mob boss Frank D'Amico, things seem back to normal for Dave Lizewski and Mindy who have abandoned their respective Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl monikers in favour of a regular high-school life. Mindy struggles to fit in, however, and when Dave tells her of the new generation of crime-fighting, masked civilians, the offer to get back on the streets of New York seems too good to turn down. This new league of superheroes is led by the formidable Colonel Stars and Stripes who encourages his co-crusaders, above all else, to have fun. Though when news of Red Mist, the son of the now deceased D'Amico who now dubs himself The Motherf*****, rallying together an army of supervillains to take on Kick-Ass and his cohorts, things seem less than enjoyable for the teenage heroes.

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New Kick-Ass 2 Trailer: Chloe Grace Moretz Just Owned Your Ass!


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The new international trailer for Kick-Ass 2 has arrived, focusing on Chloe Grace Moretz's Hit-Girl character generally causing chaos and kicking some serious behind. Readers of the original comic-book will know that the sequel to Mark Millar's original caper is very much centered on Moretz's character, so expect plenty of the ultra-violent 15-year-old.

The new trailer also gives us a little more footage of Jim Carrey's Colonel Stars and Stripes, though nothing of Donald Faison's Doctor Gravity just yet. Carrey stole the original trailer with his "Yeah, there's a dog on your balls," line, though it's Hit-Girl who leads the cast in the new promo. It opens with her father having a serious discussion with her about her conduct, pleading with her to begin high-school as a regular, normal student.

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Jim Carrey Responds To Critics Of Gun Video With Angry Tweet


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Jim Carrey ruffled more than a few feathers when he ventured into the always touchy subject of gun control with his Funny or Die music video for the comedy single 'Cold Dead Hand.' Needless to say, almost as soon as the video went viral, a torrent of abuse spewed forth Carrey's way from pro-gun enthusiasts. But Carrey is not the kind of guy to take things lying down and he has already responded to his critics via the medium of Twitter to further back his claims for tighter gun restrictions.

The video in question features Carrey as famed NRA lobbyist Charlton Heston and a host of other humouros characters and the band Eels as special-guests on a country and western TV show, with the band dressed as John Lennon, Gandhi and Abraham Lincoln, making various quips about fire arm enthusiasts, including the old one about gun nuts over compensating for something a little small. As is Newton's Law, for every action there is, of course, a reaction, and the Right responded to the video in their numbers, with a petition to have Carrey deported back to his native Canada being set up soon after the video made the rounds, as well as more than a few nasty words being sent his direction.

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Jim Carrey’s Anti-Gun Violence Spoof Causes Controversy


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Jim Carrey is the latest celebrity to speak out on U.S gun law. We’re not talking a solemn message to the camera in black and white, we’re not even talking a carefully worded statement. No, Carrey has made a country and western song, with accompanying video.

Jim's song is entitled Cold Dead Hand, referring to aspeech made by Charlton Heston at an NRA in 2000, in which he states he would never give up his rifles and he would only relinquish his gun if it was removed 'from my cold dead hands'. The lyrics include: "(The angels) wouldn't take him up to heaven like he planned because they couldn't pry that gun from his cold dead hand. "You're a big big man with a little bitty gland, so you need something bigger with a hairpin trigger.” The funny man later tweeted to explain what the video was about, in case any one didn’t quite appreciate the thrust. “Cold Dead Hand' is abt u heartless m************ unwilling 2 bend 4 the safety of our kids. Sorry if you're offended by the word safety! ;^}"

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A Week In Movies: Cage, Stone And Cuddly Creatures In The Croods, Jim Carrey Features In Kick Ass 2 Trailer While New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Hits The Web


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This week's big global release is the DreamWorks animated prehistoric comedy-adventure The Croods, led by an all-star vocal cast including Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds. Look for a huge push for must-have spin-off merchandise for this one, as it's packed with cuddly creatures. And hope it does well at the box office, because it would make a great franchise too.

Doing the publicity rounds this week, Gerard Butler has been out promoting his new White House thriller Olympus Has Fallen. Flitting between New York and Los Angeles to appear on every chat show possible, it's no wonder that he was somewhat fed-up by the time he reached David Letterman's Manhattan studio. Of course, the paparazzi caught it on camera as he lost his patience with a fan trying to get multiple autographs. But he manages to recovers his usual charm.

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Epic 'Kick-Ass 2' Red Band Trailer Is Finally Here! (Trailer And Pictures)


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The trailer for 'Kick Ass 2' is finally here showcasing yet more hilarious superhero capers from Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.'s lovable comic duo Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl.

The first taste of the multiple award winning superhero comedy movie sequel has arrived with the exciting red band trailer. It opens with Chloe Grace Moretz displaying her usual feisty Hit-Girl attitude as she and Aaron Johnson's Kick-Ass show that they've done some serious training since the original movie in 2010. We also see the return of Christopher Mintz-Plasse, whose formidable Red Mist character has morphed into the supervillain The Motherf***** with revenge on his mind as goes about building a destructive army to avenge his father against Kick-Ass' new superhero team headed by the militant Colonel Stars and Stripes, unrecognisably played by Jim Carrey, and his masked pooch (no joke!). 

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Review


Very Good

While not the laugh riot it could have been, this comedy consistently amuses us with its pastiche characters and silly gags. It threatens to get bogged down in sentiment at a few points along the way, but manages to veer back into something witty just in time. And while none of the characters are quite as classic as Anchorman's Ron Burgundy, it's an entertaining addition to the affectionate-spoof genre, which includes Blades of Glory and Talladega Nights.

The events take place in the sequin-filled world of Las Vegas magicians, where childhood pals Burt and Anton (Carell and Buscemi) have packed out their theatre for 10 years. But their new assistant Jane (Wilde) is surprised to see that it's now performance by numbers for them, and they can barely stand the sight of each other. Meanwhile, the egomaniac Burt won't consider freshening the act even when faced with competition from attention-seeking street magician Steve (Carrey), who's stealing their audience. But the hotel owner (Gandolfini) urges them to try a big stunt themselves. Or maybe they should return to their roots with their old-school mentor Rance (Arkin).

Carell creates a remarkably believable idiot in Burt Wonderstone, an arrogant womaniser who clearly needs to be brought down a peg or two. What's impressive is how likeable he is, even opposite Buscemi's more sympathetic (but less interesting) Anton. Arkin delivers his usual dryly hilarious supporting turn, while Wilde and Gandolfini do little more than play gently with their usual images. By contrast, Carrey's performance is much more broadly comical. He's funny but far too clownish to ever be taken as a serious threat.

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The Amazing World Of The Real Burt Wonderstones - Incredible Close Up Magic


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Magic tricks are a touchy subject among most grown adults nowadays, with it being literally one of those things where you either love it or you absolutely despise it. But there have been a few street magicians who've really transferred it into youth culture; the likes of West Yorkshire's Steven Frayne, more commonly known as Dynamo, being one obvious example as well as A&E Network star Criss Angel who's known for his cool, rocker style and his superhuman mind-reading skills. 

We also thought, what with the release of Steve Carell's new comedy 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone', also starring Steve Buscemi and Jim Carrey, it might be a good idea to put together our favourite close-up magic tricks to whet your appetite for its UK cinematic release, ranging from the old classics to the hip street stuff that has quickly risen in popularity. Of course, these ten magic mavens put Wonderstone to shame with some of the sleekest sleight-of-hand tricks on record.

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Unrecognizable Jim Carrey Features In Red Band Kick-Ass 2 Trailer (Video)


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It’s been a long wait, but the second installment of the film Kick-Ass is on the way and a new trailer has been revealed that includes the hard-to-recognize Jim Carrey, among several other new super heroes.

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The Cast And Crew Of 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' On The Red Carpet At LA Premiere (Pictures)


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The LA premiere for 'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' took place on Monday (March 11th 2013) and as well as the starring cast, saw many other famous faces.

As well as leading stars Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi, who play the title character and his partner Anton Marvelton respectively, we see their magic rival Steve Gray played by Jim Carrey as well as their beautiful assistant Jane played by Olivia Wilde on the red carpet. Primetime Emmy winning director of the movie Don Scardino, who has previously worked on American comedy series '30 Rock', made his appearance at the premiere held at the TCL Chinese Theatre alongside screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein who have worked together on a variety of projects including 'Horrible Bosses', an episode of 'Bones' and a short film called 'Audio Tour'. Legendary illusionist David Copperfield was also spotted on the red carpet; he makes a cameo appearance on the movie and was also a key figure in developing some of the visual trickery performed by the onscreen magicians. Young versions of main characters Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton were also snapped, played by Mason Cook and Luke Vanek respectively, as well as their character's biggest hero Rance Holloway played by Alan Arkin.

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Jim Carrey talks about his role in the new film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. He plays illustrious magician Steve Gray. Known for his endurance style tricks and flowing locks, Gray is a name Burt Wonderstone grows to loath. Here Jim Carrey talks about how he got into character for the role, how it was teaming up with Bruce Almighty co-star Steve Carrel and how he found it shooting on location in Las Vegas.

Burt Wonderstone wanted to be a superstar magician ever since he was a young boy watching his idol Rance Holloway perform tricks on TV. Enlisting his best friend Anton Marvelton as his partner, the pair became stars beyond their wildest dreams wowing audiences in Las Vegas for the best part of 30 years. However, after a while being the biggest magic stars in America, ticket sales begin to drop and the pair find themselves drifting apart from each other. It doesn't help that a young, charismatic new street magician called Steve Gray has arrived on the scene becoming a massive hit among young magic fans. After Burt and Anton embark on a new stunt, attempting to stay suspended in a box with each other, they realise that their friendship is long forgotten and Anton moves abroad. Burt must meet with his hero Rance and reconnect with what made him love magic in the first place in order to reunite with his friend once more.

'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' is a hilarious new comedy directed by Don Scardino ('30 Rock') and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein ('Horrible Bosses'), and Chad Kultgen ('Southern Discomfort', 'Waiting to Die'). It is set for release in UK cinemas from March 15th 2013.

Jim Carrey Tells Us About Steve Gray In The Incredible Burt Wonderstone


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Jim Carrey has given life to some of the weirdest, wonderful and most loved characters in cinema. From Truman Burbank to Lloyd Christmas, to Ace Ventura and Joel Barish; he’s given us touching, heartfelt performances, as well as sublime and ridiculous turns.

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Jim Carrey, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson - Elton John Oscar Party - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 24th February 2013

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Good Genes Or Good Ops: Which Male Celebrities Don't Show Their Age?


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We've all had that moment; looking at photos of our favourite celebs and then jumping out of our seats screaming, 'He's HOW old?!' Well, we've been doing a lot of that here at ContactMusic. Some stars seem to have crept up the age ladder pretty sneakily, the odd wrinkle and grey hair barely registering on our radar, while others don't seem to have aged at all! English football player David Beckham was in his twenties when he rose to global popularity and, looking at his recent H&M underwear advert, it seems that his iconic hairstyles and tattoos are our only way of working out the old from the newer pictures of him. However, he is only 37 and has plenty of time to catch up yet. It's the over-50s that have really had our mouths agape in recent times as we've been scouring the net for the most youthful looking middle to old aged stars. 

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Steve Carell And Jim Carrey Star In The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (Trailer)


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Steve Carell and Jim Carrey star in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, a comedy about a magician desperate to increase his public profile (and ticket sales) in an ever-changing world and resorting to a few stunts that might just look a little familiar, if you’re at all familiar with the work of David Blaine. A guerrilla street magician starts to steal Burt’s thunder and he turns to his childhood idol, to remind himself of why he loved magic so much in the first place.

The trailer traces Carell and Buscemi from their childhood beginnings in the world of magic, through their ailing career. Along comes a bleach-blonde Jim Carrey, who performs ‘magic’ of a different kind… such as holding his urine for 12 days. Wonderstone knows that he’s going to have to up his game to keep up but the best he comes up with in this sneak preview is holding his poop in.

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Trailer


Burt Wonderstone wanted to be a superstar magician ever since he was a young boy watching his idol Rance Holloway perform tricks on TV. Enlisting his best friend Anton Marvelton as his partner, the pair became stars beyond their wildest dreams wowing audiences in Las Vegas for the best part of 30 years. However, after a while being the biggest magic stars in America, ticket sales begin to drop and the pair find themselves drifting apart from each other. It doesn't help that a young, charismatic new street magician called Steve Gray has arrived on the scene becoming a massive hit among young magic fans. After Burt and Anton embark on a new stunt, attempting to stay suspended in a box with each other, they realise that their friendship is long forgotten and Anton moves abroad. Burt must meet with his hero Rance and reconnect with what made him love magic in the first place in order to reunite with his friend once more.

'The Incredible Burt Wonderstone' is a hilarious new comedy directed by Don Scardino ('30 Rock') and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein ('Horrible Bosses'), and Chad Kultgen ('Southern Discomfort', 'Waiting to Die'). It is set for release in UK cinemas from March 15th 2013.

Starring: Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi, Alan Arkin, James Gandolfini, Gillian Jacobs, Zachary Gordon, Brad Garrett, Melissa Ordway, Jay Mohr, John Lewis, Freedom, David Copperfield, Mark Engelhardt, TJ Myers,

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The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2013


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As always, we'll need to sift through a vast number of sequels and remakes to find something original next year. But here are a few things worth looking forward to. Of course, release dates are subject to change...

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1. Star Trek: Into Darkness (May)

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Jim Carrey Is Judd Apatow's Funniest Man On Earth


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The name 'Judd Appatow' probably rings a bell, but without clear recognition of who he is. We guarrantee that he's partly responsible for one of your favourite contemporary comedy movies, having been involved as either a director, writer or producer for The Cable Guy, Anchor Man, Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Pineapple Express, Don't Mess With the Zohan and Bridesmaids. To name but a few. It's safe to say, this man knows comedy. Which is why it is actually news worthy for him to say that Jim Carrey is the funniest man on the earth, because it kind of means that we have to consider whether Jim Carrey might actually be the funniest man on earth... 

For the latest edition of Vanity Fair, Appatow teamed up with the editorial team for their special comedy issue and wrote: "When I was a stand-up comedian in the late 80s, I used to open for Jim Carrey on the road. I would do my lame act and then he would come on and do the most energetic, inventive, uproarious set I had ever witnessed. I retired from performing as a result. He was and is the funniest man on earth. This is something we can all agree on. We can debate number two forever but Jim will always be the king." 

High praise indeed! And he certainly sounds convincing, but to be honest, we don't actually agree with him. While Appatow is currently working on the Anchor Man sequel and something called 'Can a Song Save Your Life?', Carrey has been working hard on the set for another sequel- Kick Ass 2. As Yahoo reported, he took the cast of the film on a private boat tour of the Thames in England, giving them a hilarious fictional history of England as they travelled- apparently it kept Chloe Moretz, Nicolas Cage and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in stitches.

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Video - Steve Carell And Jim Carrey Filming Burt Wonderstone In Vegas


Steve Carell (The US Office; Despicable Me); Jay Mohr (Jerry Maguire; Gary Unmarried) and Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty; The Truman Show) are seen on the film set of Burt Wonderstone in Las Vegas, Nevada. Steve is seen filming a scene in which he sits on a large white bench for a while before getting up and walking away. Later on, two fans get their picture taken by their friends; afterwards, they walk off, giggling.

Jay is seen getting into a car; he greets the photographers but doesn't talk to them. Jim is also seen getting into a car but he doesn't talk to the photographers either

Video - Jim Carrey Chats To Lucky Young Fan


Actor and comedian Jim Carrey (Mr. Popper's Penguins; A Christmas Carol; I Love You Phillip Morris) meets his fans at the 'Burt Wonderstone' film set on Freemont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sporting a long ponytail, the actor signed autographs and cracked jokes with fans. He talks to one young fan about the city, looking delighted when the boy tells him he lives here.

Jim will star in Burt Wonderstone alongside Steve Carell and Olivia Wilde. The film tells of a famous but jaded magician (Carell) who has to fight to stay relevant when a new magician (Carrey) bursts onto the scene

Jim Carrey Friday 13th January 2012 meets fans on the film set of 'Burt Wonderstone' at Freemont Street in Las Vegas

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Jim Carrey Tuesday 28th June 2011 leaving the ABC studios after appearing on the 'Live with Regis and Kelly' show New York City, USA

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Jim Carrey Thursday 16th June 2011 arriving at ABC studios for the 'Live with Regis and Kelly' show

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Jim Carrey Wednesday 15th June 2011 'The Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater - Arrivals New York City, USA

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Jim Carrey Thursday 23rd December 2010 filming 'Mr. Popper's Penguins' on location in the Meat Packing District in Manhattan

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Jim Carrey - Tuesday 14th December 2010 at Central Park New York City, USA

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Jim Carrey Monday 22nd November 2010 Screening of I Love You Phillip Morris hosted by The Cinema Society and DeLeon Tequila at the School of Visual Arts Theater - Outside Arrivals New York City, USA

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Jim Carrey and Ed Sullivan - Thursday 18th November 2010 at The Late Show With David Letterman New York City, USA

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Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey Friday 14th May 2010 Jenny McCarthy has sparked rumours she's moved on from ex-boyfriend Jim Carrey after she was spotted leaving Katsu-ya restaurant in Hollywood with a mystery man. The blonde beauty was snapped holding hands with the unnamed pal, fuelling speculation they are more than just friends. Los Angeles, California

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A Christmas Carol Review


Excellent
The quintessential Christmas classic gets yet another movie incarnation with this visually impressive version from effects wizard Zemeckis. For most of us, all the surprises here are visual, and it's well worth seeing in 3D.

For seven years after his business partner Marley dies, Ebenezer Scrooge (Carrey) ruthlessly pinches his pennies, underpaying his assistant Bob Cratchit (Oldman) and neglecting the family of his nephew Fred (Firth). Then on Christmas Eve, Marley's ghost informs Scrooge that he will be visited by three ghosts, and that night Scrooge takes a terrifying odyssey through his past, present and future, realising that he has completely missed the point of his life. And of Christmas.

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Jim Carrey and Jennifer McCarthy - Jim Carrey and Jennifer McCarthy London, England - 'A Christmas Carol' - World premiere - arrivals held on Leicester Square. Tuesday 3rd November 2009

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Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy - Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy Los Angeles, California - The world premiere of 'The Hangover' at Grauman's Chinese Theater Tuesday 2nd June 2009

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Dick Cook, Jim Carrey and Walt Disney - Dick Cook, Chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, Jim Carrey and Robert Zemeckis Thursday 21st May 2009 at Disney Los Angeles, California

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Jim Carrey - Monday 18th May 2009 at Cannes Film Festival Cannes, France

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Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy - Jim Carrey helps wife Jenny McCarthy Los Angeles, California - to her feet after her tripping up while exiting Katsuya restaurant in Hollywood Friday 3rd April 2009

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Howard Hall and Jim Carrey - Howard Hall and guest Los Angeles , California, USA - Special Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation presentation 'Under The Sea 3D', an underwater documentary adventure narrated by Jim Carrey. Thursday 5th February 2009

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Jim Carrey - Monday 19th January 2009 at Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah

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Yes Man - Trailer & Interviews


Jim Carrey is back on form with his new film Yes Man. Carl Allen is stuck in world of all work and no play, and for someone who's been doing his job for so long he seems to be climbing no further up the executive ladder.

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Jim Carrey and AFI - Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy Hollywood, California - Target presents AFI Night at the Movies held at Arclight Theatre Wednesday 1st October 2008

Jim Carrey and Afi
Jim Carrey and Afi
Jim Carrey, Afi and Jenny Mccarthy

Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events Review


Good
This film lives up entirely to its title. The events are as follows: Death of parents by fire, three siblings turned into victims of their closest relative, deception, escapes, disguises, greed, murder attempted and accomplished, evil genius, egomania, abduction, forced marriage, and more wickedness than we might want to witness.

It also has the genius of a multi-disguised Jim Carrey, the narrative voice (and silhouetted presence) of a finely articulated Jude Law, and a basis in a best-selling series of books, 18 million copies of which have been sold since 1999. The movie has seamless effects, inspired inventiveness, and a serious dramatic "problem." More on that below.

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Carry On Joke Tops One-liner Poll


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Kenneth Williams' famous quip "Infamy! Infamy! They've all got in for me!" has been named as the funniest line in movie history.

He uttered the words as Julius Caesar in the 1964 film Carry On Cleo.

Coming second in the poll for Sky Movies Comedy, which quizzed 1,000 film fans and critics, is the line "He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy" from the Monty Python film The Life of Brian.

And apparently the third funniest words uttered in a film are the exchange between Robert Hays (Ted Striker) and Leslie Nielsen (Dr Rumack) in the 1980 hit Airplane! After Hays said "Surely you can't be serious" Nielsen quipped back "I am seriousand don't call me Shirley".

Other films with one-liners making it into the poll's top ten are lines from the slapstick comedy films Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary and The Naked Gun.

Top ten comedy lines

1) "Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!" Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar  Carry on Cleo (1964)

2) "He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy." Terry Jones as Brian's mother - Life Of Brian (1979)

3) "I am serious, and don't call me Shirley." Leslie Nielsen as Dr Rumack - Airplane! (1980)

4) "Remember you're fighting for this woman's honour, which is probably more than she ever did." Groucho Marx as Rufus T Firefly - Duck Soup (1933)

5) "Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love." Woody Allen as Alvy Singer - Annie Hall (1977)

6) "Do you have a licence for your minkey?" Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau - The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

7) "Is that, is that hair gel?" Cameron Diaz as Mary Jensen - There's Something About Mary (1998)

8) "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here. This is the War Room." Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley - Dr Strangelove (1963)

9) "Nice beaver! Thank you. I just had it stuffed." Leslie Nielsen as Lt Frank Drebin and Priscilla Presley as Jane Spencer - The Naked Gun (1988)

10) "When I met Mary I got that old-fashioned romantic feeling where I'd do anything to bone her." Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas - Dumb and Dumber (1994)

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Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events Review


Good
This film lives up entirely to its title. The events are as follows: Death of parents by fire, three siblings turned into victims of their closest relative, deception, escapes, disguises, greed, murder attempted and accomplished, evil genius, egomania, abduction, forced marriage, and more wickedness than we might want to witness.

It also has the genius of a multi-disguised Jim Carrey, the narrative voice (and silhouetted presence) of a finely articulated Jude Law, and a basis in a best-selling series of books, 18 million copies of which have been sold since 1999. The movie has seamless effects, inspired inventiveness, and a serious dramatic "problem." More on that below.

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Doing Time On Maple Drive Review


OK
Doing Time on Maple Drive was originally made as a Fox TV movie of the week, but you'll swear it was produced by Lifetime. Talk about a dysfunctional family! There's enough soap here to fill a Palmolive factory.

Mix one part Ordinary People and one part The Great Santini, water it down with TV production values, add a dash of gay-teen after-school special, and you've got the Maple Drive formula. Dated even when it came out, the film's only worthwhile contribution to cinematic history is its casting of a young Jim Carrey in one of his only truly dramatic roles (and by the way, he's actually not bad).

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Me, Myself & Irene Review


Weak

If only Jim Carrey's uninhibited and completely unhinged, sweet-and-sour insanity was by itself enough to carry a movie, it might not matter so much that the plot of the Farrelly Brothers' "Me, Myself and Irene" is nothing but an undercooked on-the-run road movie.

Full of crooked cops and rich, double-crossing ex-boyfriends, it's a dim bulb script the boys had shelved ages ago and dusted off last year only after a couple post-"There's Something About Mary" projects fell through.

Sustained only by its outrageousness (breast milk gags, anyone?) and Carrey's hammy physical humor, the movie does have its fair share of laughs. But between guffaws there's nothing to keep the uneven "Irene" from collapsing under its own dead weight.

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Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Review


Very Good

Having dabbled in John Malkovich's mind in "Being John Malkovich," then delved into his own neurotic noggin in "Adaptation," ingeniously idiosyncratic screenwriter Charlie Kaufman wraps his head around themes of lucid-dreaming and lost love in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," and once again hits the Freudian jackpot.

A melancholy metaphysical romance about how human beings are the sum of their experiences, this distinctively surreal, meditative fable takes place largely inside the rapidly dissolving memories of a dejected sad sack named Joel Barish (Jim Carrey), who hopes to end a crippling case of heartbreak by having his ex-girlfriend (Kate Winslet) electronically expunged from his cerebellum in a makeshift CAT-scan procedure performed by a dubious back-alley doctor (Tom Wilkinson) and his nerdy house-call technicians.

To augment the film's sublimely disorienting narrative -- parts of which run backwards as Joel's discordant recent memories are boiled away before his more melodious earlier ones -- director Michel Gondry opens with an unsteady shot of Joel wobbling out of his unfolded sofa-bed on Valentine's Day 2004, the morning after his selective lobotomy.

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Man On The Moon Review


Good

Seeing the biopic "Man On the Moon" is like being at a seance in a comedy club.

Director Milos Forman and star Jim Carrey conjure up the spirit of their subject -- Andy Kaufman, that most eccentric of professional oddballs, that patron saint of the practical joke -- with such effective Ouija-dom that at times is as if his ghost has taken over the film.

All the buzz you've probably heard about Carrey's performance is true. A Kaufman aficionado from way back, he does more than just mimic Andy's mannerisms and repeat his routines -- it's like Kaufman has slipped inside Carrey's skin (shall I compare thee to "Being John Malkovich"?) and won a battle for control of his body. There's still a wee bit of Carrey peeking out, but that sliver his own style serves to create a fascinating Kaufman-Carrey alloy.

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Jim Carrey

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