“You are not a real person. You are a man in a box.” Jim Carrey stars as an iconic children’s TV character, whose bright and shiny persona masks the despair of his personal life. Frank Langella, Catherine Keener, and Judy Greer co-star in this compelling new Showtime series.
Jim Carrey is a pretty enigmatic character so it’s no wonder that he was the perfect actor to portray the late absurdist comic Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon. Chris Smith’s documentary explores how Carrey thoroughly lost himself while playing the part. More here.
“I don’t know what painting teaches me. I just know that it frees me.” Jim Carrey has enthusiastically shared his paintings with the public. But in SGG’s documentary, we see him open up about this lifelong passion, as well as the stories behind some of his artworks.
When he presented the (nonsensical) 2016 Golden Globe award for Best Comedy, Jim Carrey was introduced as a two-time winner of the accolade. He must have found the title both hilarious and annoying, because he proceeded to build a stand up routine around it.