The other cast members are fine in supporting roles, with Cameron Diaz coming across as being almost otherworldly beautiful, but Carrey is rarely off-screen, and rightly so. It would be fine to explore further, but to do so in this particular film would have taken too much time away from Carrey's surrealistic tour de force. Story Line A decade after the events of the first film, Dr. The Mask was a perfect vehicle for Jim Carrey. Of course, the amazing special effects and make-up help, as well as the clever script and more than competent directing and cinematography, but with the wrong actor in the part, the whole affair could have easily collapsed. The Mask is a Dark Horse comic book series created by writer Mike Richardson, the artist Mark Badger, John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke.
When he puts it on, he turns into sort of a cartoon character; think Roger Rabbit on acid. On its surface, the film is a crazy, often funny, hyperactively paced cinematic pastiche. . Carrey plays unlucky bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss, who one night finds an ancient mask. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. And we enjoyed the movie so much that we decided to go to see it next day again.
Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. When we arrived at the cinema and saw the poster showing The Mask we did not feel like watching it. After Ipkiss's alter ego indirectly kills his friend in crime, Tyrel now wants this green-faced goon destroyed. In anger, he removes Dr. Anything that you can imagine him doing, he does here.
Actually, I saw The Mask by accident. It not only allowed provided the perfect justification to flamboyantly engage in his rubber-faced antics in a manner even more over-the-top than what he'd become famous for, but it provided an opportunity to stretch his acting chops towards a more serious side at just the right time in his career, paving the way for later work such as Man on the Moon 1999 , The Majestic 2001 and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004. Too bad the cartoon Mask didn't have a little more restraint to it. Based on the Spanish-language film. The subtext about identity and public faces versus private selves is interesting, but not the focus. After one of the worst days of his life, he finds a mask that depicts Loki, the Norse night god of mischief.
The great thing about this film is that Jim is actually really restrained all throughout, only going into goof ball mode when he puts on the Mask. Also this is kind of like the Rocky Horror Picture Show of my generation. Neuman mentions that Loki created the mask and unleashed it on Earth, and that those who wear the mask would have the powers of Loki. But as it was a long way home we decided to go and see the film. The success of the film wholly depends on Carrey, as he has to sell his characters' frenzied insanity so that it's believable as a reflection of Stanley's inner self while at the same time likable but teetering on the edge of becoming obnoxiously overbearing.
The audience is treated to everything from silent film slapstick to lavish musical numbers with excellent songs , frenzied Tex Avery-styled animation to gangster film suspense. All in all, Jim Carrey's humor will never get old. The plot makes you think what it would be like if you had the mask and what you would do with it. The Mask is notable for both spoofing almost the whole history of cinema while at the same time respectfully paying homage to it. A particularly funny scene is when the police tell him to freeze, you'd better believe that he freezes! As a rebel against the machines, Neo must return to the Matrix and confront the agents: super-powerful computer programs devoted to snuffing out Neo and the entire human rebellion. Rather than do long distance, her boyfriend of nine years Lakeith Stanfield decides to call it quits. Unfortunately, he is too nice for his own good and is a pushover when it comes to confrontations.
I wet to the cinema with my friend to watch something. The story is really catching and Jim Carry is simply fabulous. Loki takes the mask, but realizes it is a fake. This is easily Jim Carrey's greatest picture! Zein later gets jailed for committing a violent crime, and finally seeks justice in a courtroom. Besides, we've had later films where that subtext has been closer to the heart of a story, such as Catwoman 2004 , and where it was very thoroughly and competently dealt with. Neuman mentions that Loki was imprisoned by Odin, the stranger becomes very angry and transforms, revealing himself to be Loki.
The Mask 1994 Subtitles Stanley Ipkiss Jim Carrey is a bank clerk that is an incredibly nice man. The Mask is undoubtedly one of my most favorite comedies and it has a steady place on my video shelf. Anderson is a man living two lives. And we all thought that it was great. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Many aspects of The Mask differed from the comic book source material, but this is a case where the changes led to such an excellent result that most people have forgotten about the source material and primarily remember Carrey's performance in this film as definitive. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist by the government.