Essays Tagged: "Jim Carrey"

A review of the Movie the Majestic!

The Majestic1. Peter Appleton (Jim Carrey) seems to have it all: a beautiful girlfriend, a house in Hollywood, a nice car, and a su ... s film. Although it was a bit disappointing at the beginning, it had a happy ending. I thought that Jim Carrey did a wonderful job playing the part of Peter Appleton. I am not used to Carrey playing s ...

(3 pages) 45 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is a short biographie on cameron diaz.

a Hollywood apartment.By the time she landed herself a role in the film The Mask, starring comedian Jim Carrey, she was already an accomplished actress appearing in commercials for Calvin Klein, Levi' ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

What the world would be like without LIES.

no one in the entire world could tell a lie? The writer of Liar Liar began to scratch the surface. Jim Carrey, playing the role of Fletcher Reid is a pathological liar, routinely doing so in all aspe ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is a film review of the fantastic movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

ing and then more heart-healing than a video store shelf of Julias, Megs, Reeses, and Sandras.Joel (Jim Carrey) is a shy man whose heart is broken when impulsive and free-spirited Clementine (Kate Win ...

(3 pages) 59 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A thorough comparison of the films MY COUSIN VINNY (Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei) and LIAR LIAR (Jim Carrey)

Jim Carrey and Joe Pesci both star in humorous courtroom comedies. They use their humor to win their ... ourtroom comedies. They use their humor to win their cases and bring many laughs to their audience. Jim Carrey plays the sucessful lawyer, Fletcher Reed, in the movie Liar Liar. He is in a situation w ...

(4 pages) 51 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Lord of the Flies THE MASK, and how It affects Jack, when he puts clay on his face.

think this is why some comics die from drug overdoses to escape the pain. Examples of overdoses are Jim Belushi and Chris Farley. I even read a book about Jim Carrey and how he suffered from depressio ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Truman's Fate

Truman Show, to satirize society's flaws.The Truman Show is film about a man named Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey), who is the star of a twenty-four-hour-a-day reality television series. There is a twist ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Truman Show: An Imperfect Utopia?

l utopia. The star of this paradise is a life insurance salesman named Truman Burbank, portrayed by Jim Carrey. As we go through Truman's day we see how the world, literally, revolves around him and y ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Allegory of the Cave

ed the similarity between Plato's story and the recent movie, The Truman Show, where actor/comedian Jim Carrey is forced to live a lie. Book VII begins with the Allegory of the Cave. Here Socra ... le would be that of The Truman Show. In the somewhat recent movie, The Truman Show, comedian Jim Carrey plays a man who's life is a television show. Ever since he was a child his life was alrea ...

(5 pages) 125 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Dysfunctional Hollywood

The split personalities of Edward Norton's character in Fight Club and Jim Carrey's character in Me, Myself, and Irene are very similar, but can be contrasted easily as ci ... rasting these characters, one aspect that helped was deciding which of these that I would rather be.Jim Carrey's character in Me, Myself, and Irene is an all around "nice guy." He is well known in tow ... with each other because of it. The two characters become best of friends. In Me Myself, and Irene, Jim's normal character "Charlie," and his evil persona "Hank," are never friends and are always tryi ...

(3 pages) 40 3 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Theory and Analyzation on the "Man On the Moon"

s through confusion, trickery, and manipulation. As the movie begins, we see Andy (played by Jim Carrey) come out in a black and white background telling the audience in a child's voice that th ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Truman show" as an allegory for our time

dark comedy that can be viewed as an allegory for our time. The narrative concerns Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey), who is adopted at birth by a giant corporation. Truman is then raised on a huge sound s ...

(4 pages) 31 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Fictional Monthly Entry

27. Decided to go to the movies. Saw The Grinch with Syd, after meeting him at the Starbucks. Jim Carrey is quite hilarious, although a film will never be as entertaining as the Seuss book. ...

(2 pages) 354 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Mop We Have On Our Heads:

s is a story about Truman Burbank. He has been filmed all his life, even as he was being delivered. Jim Carrey stars as the world's first baby to be adopted by a corporation. His every waking moment i ...

(3 pages) 435 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Game Shows

ion a season. His income is already up in the same range as movie stars Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson, and Jim Carrey (Sikles). Host Philbin is able to make such a big salary because the game shows do not co ...

(6 pages) 1741 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Truman Show - Religion

The movie, The Truman Show, can be related to religion in many ways. Jim Carrey stars as Truman Burbank, a 30-year-old man, whose whole life has been the plot of an accl ... ned the door to leave the only life he ever knew.References The Truman Show. Dir. Peter Weir. Perf. Jim Carrey, Noah Emmerich, Laura Linney. Paramount. 1999.Calvin, John. Institutes of the Christian R ...

(8 pages) 6316 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Ethics Of Optional Infant Vaccinations

o, there has been a large movement of concerned parents, led by such celebrities as Jenny McCarthy, Jim Carrey, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., that have pushed for states to give parents the choice on whe ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.3 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases