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Old 09-11-17, 05:45 PM   #76
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

I think in some ways he's going down the path of Kaufman.

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Old 09-11-17, 06:18 PM   #77
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

That interview was awesome. Maybe we share the same mental problems.
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Old 09-11-17, 06:24 PM   #78
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

Also: a lot of people on Twitter are drawing similarities to Rick Sanchez (of Rick and Morty). That's ... pretty accurate.
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Old 09-11-17, 07:20 PM   #79
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

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Maybe though he probably found some success with I'm Dying Up Here but this interview does not help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JmNKGfFj7w
wow, he was out of it. that reporter was understandably dumbfounded, as am i...
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Old 09-11-17, 07:34 PM   #80
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

He's definitely nutty, but he's right that some award show honoring "icons" could be the most vacuous thing on earth. He's right to be dismissive.
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Old 09-11-17, 07:38 PM   #81
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Spending time with Jenny McCarthy will do that to a man... though he's been concentrating on his artwork.

I actually like a lot of Carrey's artwork. If I cared enough I'd buy some of his stuff.

Carrey has had a pretty crappy personal life in recent years. I think he's also on a ton of painkillers which probably stems from his physical comedy over the years. I wouldn't be surprised if he was stoned out of his gourd most of the time nowadays.
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He's definitely nutty, but he's right that some award show honoring "icons" could be the most vacuous thing on earth. He's right to be dismissive.
But when he was in the Oscar hunt, he was totally willing to drop to his knees and do whatever it took.
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Old 09-11-17, 09:29 PM   #83
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

Bizarre interview. I'm wondering if he was putting on a schtick and the interviewer wasn't in on it or if he actually believed what he was saying.
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

That interview was fucking great. He's pulling a Kaufman and in the process freaking out a vapid "reporter" who only cares about what after party some C-list celeb can sneak her into after. He's right; it's all meaningless. Call them out. Have fun with it. It's amazing how honest celebs can be when they simply don't care any longer.
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

That reporter got punked.
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

Apparently these days hes doling out STDs like Halloween candy.



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Old 09-12-17, 05:40 AM   #87
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If that is the case I hope he does not end up like Robin Williams

Cat Sadler was the reporter who is one of the hosts on E! News.
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Old 09-13-17, 06:57 AM   #88
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

If people don't understand what he was doing in that interview then they don't understand comedy. He wasn't "out of it."

Going to a fashion event and saying it is meaningless... come on...

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That interview was fucking great. He's pulling a Kaufman and in the process freaking out a vapid "reporter" who only cares about what after party some C-list celeb can sneak her into after. He's right; it's all meaningless. Call them out. Have fun with it. It's amazing how honest celebs can be when they simply don't care any longer.
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Maybe though he probably found some success with I'm Dying Up Here but this interview does not help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JmNKGfFj7w
In the last few days i actually wondered what had happened to Jim Carrey.

This video seems to indicate he has turned into a pot smoking Jerry Lewis. This is the transitional period and soon all that attempt at deep thought will turn into blind hatred for life, the universe and everything.... just like Jerry had.
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Old 09-13-17, 05:19 PM   #90
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

It's funny reading the beginning of this thread, where people were comparing him to Steve Carell. Now Carell is the one with the serious acting career and Oscar nominations.

Well, only one nomination but he should have gotten it instead of Christian Bale for The Big Short.
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If people don't understand what he was doing in that interview then they don't understand comedy. He wasn't "out of it."
Maybe you're right and maybe as others have said he's pulling a Kaufman, but surely we can all agree based on that "comedic" performance he used to be... funnier.
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Old 09-13-17, 08:59 PM   #92
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

Say what you like, but his art is pretty good.
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Old 09-13-17, 09:37 PM   #93
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

I reject the premise of this thread's question.
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Old 09-14-17, 09:05 PM   #94
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Re: Is it safe to say that Jim Carrey's career is pretty much over?

Looks like he'll be back on the small screen:
http://ew.com/tv/2017/09/14/jim-carr...t=2017091421PM
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