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Movie Review – Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

19 December 2014 12:50 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Dumb and Dumber To, 2014

Directed by The Farrelly Brothers

Starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin, Steve Tom, Kathleen Turner

Synopsis:

20 years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry’s newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption.

Fans of Dumb and Dumber have been clamouring for a sequel for a long time. The original is thought to be not just one of the funniest comedies of the decade, but possibly of all-time. It was a box office smash and came out at a time when anything Jim Carrey touched turned to gold, but those times have changed. Carrey hasn’t released a decent comedy since Bruce Almighty and his co-star Jeff Daniels has moved on to serious dramas and impressive performances in TV shows like The Newsroom. Twenty years is a long time.

In short, Dumb and Dumber To is embarrassing. »

- Luke Owen

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EW Lightbulb: The Farrelly Brothers talk about their approach to comedy and returning to 'Dumb and Dumber'

25 November 2014 2:46 PM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Peter and Bobby Farrelly defined a new kind of big screen comedy in the '90s. Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, Kingpin: The utterly unique Farrelly blend of lighthearted goofery and gross-out shenanigans created some of the great kitchen-sink comedies of the era. A few days before the siblings released their hit sequel Dumb and Dumber To, the Farrelly Brothers talked about their career and their process. It's all part of Lightbulb, EW's new series that features today's leading creators talking about their work and their inspiration. »

- Darren Franich

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Interview: Brady Bluhm on Dumb and Dumber To

19 November 2014 12:38 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Scott Davis chats with Dumb and Dumber To star Brady Bluhm

Twenty years after the original grossed over $240 million, Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels and The Farrelly Brothers are back with a bang. Dumb and Dumber To was released to huge box office takings this last weekend, landing straight into the No.1 spot in the States with a huge $36million bow. But Carrey and Daniels aren’t the only people reprising their roles from the original, as actor Brady Bluhm returns to the Dumb-verse as Billy in 4C, the “blind kid” who Lloyd so famously sold Harry’s dead parakeet to in the original.

In an exclusive interview with Flickering Myth, Staff Writer Scott J. Davis was able to talk with Brady about all things Dumb, and what it was like to be back two decades later….

Scott Davis: What have you been up to in the two decades since Dumb and Dumber? »

- Scott J. Davis

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StreamFix: Pixar favorites, 'Kingpin,' more streaming gems

18 November 2014 5:00 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

StreamFix is your weekly update on the best and weirdest streams happening on Netflix, Crackle, Amazon, and Hulu. You dig it? Check out these happenin' spectacles now.  Netflix "Kingpin" This is just a reminder that Bill Murray was up to some weird stuff in the middle to late '90s. "Kingpin" is raucous and watchable, but God, remember "Larger Than Life"? Elephant humor, folks! What about "The Man Who Knew Too Little"? Or "Wild Things"? Or -- oh yes -- "Space Jam"? Thank God he gave us "Rushmore" because that filmography was getting grim.  "Babes in Toyland" I command you to embrace the holiday spirit and revisit this 1961 classic with Ray Bolger and Annette Funicello. No, it's not the Laurel and Hardy version, but it features Ann Jillian of the perfect '80s sitcom "It's a Living" as Bo Peep.  "Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty" And now, ladies and gentlemen, my »

- Louis Virtel

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'Dumb & Dumber': Farrelly Brothers Share Memories, Personal Photos From Their 1994 Hit Comedy

14 November 2014 11:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

In 1994, Bobby and Peter Farrelly made their directorial debut with Dumb & Dumber, a film about two dim-witted friends named Harry (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd (Jim Carrey) who set out on a cross-country trip to return a briefcase to its owner. The film was a box office hit, earning $247.3 million worldwide to date and launching the careers of the Farrelly brothers. They went on to make Something About Mary, Kingpin and Hall Pass, among others. Also read Jeff Daniels' Two Faces: "How Many Guys Can Go From 'Newsroom' to 'Dumb and Dumber'?" Now, 20 years later,

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Can you guess the actor in the secret Dumb and Dumber To cameo?

14 November 2014 6:59 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

A secret cameo has been revealed in a new clip from the Farrelly brothers' forthcoming Dumb and Dumber To.

In the 51-second clip, Harry Dunne (played by Jeff Daniels) introduces Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) to his new boiler-suit and goggle-clad flatmate called Ice Pick.

"How's it going, Ice Pick?" Harry asks

"The best day ever. It really is the greatest day," the familiar-sounding character in disguise responds.

Watch the clip below and see if you are able to guess the identity of the Oscar-nominated actor (who appears to be channelling Bryan Cranston's Walter White):

Click here to reveal!

Murray featured in Bobby and Peter Farrelly's Kingpin (1996) and Osmosis Jones in 2001, and only makes an appearance in the above clip.

The Dumb and Dumber sequel sees Carrey and Daniels reprise their roles as Lloyd and Harry, who set out on a road trip to find Harry's long-lost daughter. »

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Watch Dumb And Dumber To's Hysterical A-List Cameo Scene

13 November 2014 9:04 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

There was a lot of talk, pre-release, about whether Dumb and Dumber super fan Jennifer Lawrence was going to cameo in the sequel, Dumb and Dumber To. After all of that hype, though, it turns out she isn.t in the movie. But another A-lister with deep ties to directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly actually Is in the film, in a Very brief scene that is flying under the radar. You can watch it here, if you want to, and we.ll reveal the person.s identity on the other side of the clip. Spoilers, obviously! No, that isn.t Bryan Cranston cooking meth in Harry.s kitchen. That.s Kingpin star and Farrelly alum Bill Murray. Credit goes to Yahoo Movies for scanning the end credits of Dumb and Dumber To and picking up Murray.s name as the meth cooker. The comedian isn.t on the IMDb page »

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'Dumb and Dumber To': Film Review

13 November 2014 8:04 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Twenty years is a long time to stay faithful to a pleasure as disposable as Dumb and Dumber, the aptly titled 1994 debut of Peter and Bobby Farrelly. A comedy relying on the eager dumb-upsmanship of well-matched stars Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey (the latter enjoying a blockbuster year, leaping from TV to features including this, The Mask and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective), the picture pushed the limits of innocent vulgarity so successfully it spawned a short-lived cartoon and a widely maligned prequel. Recognized for their distinctive sensibility, the Farrellys soon made the endearingly goofy Kingpin and their magnum

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- John DeFore

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The Premiere of "Dumb & Dumber To" Had the Most Throwback Guest List Ever

4 November 2014 11:15 AM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

The first "Dumb and Dumber" came out way back in 1994, so it's no surprise last night's premiere for the sequel, "Dumb and Dumber To," was packed full of stars that made us feel a little nostalgic.Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels paid homage to their on-screen alter-egos by dressing in suits similar to the tuxedos they famously sported in the '90s flick. The two also showed up to the red carpet in one very familiar vehicle: The Mutt Cutts van!But the flashbacks didn't stop there. While original film star (and Carrey ex-wife) Lauren Holly was sadly Mia, another pair of '90s women caught our eyes.Vanessa Angel -- who starred in one of the Farrelly Brothers' other films, "Kingpin," as well as the TV version of "Weird Science" -- looked sexy as ever in black leather and lace. Now 47, Angel most recently appeared on an episode of »

- tooFab Staff

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What's New on Netflix for November 2014

28 October 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Looking for what's new on Netflix streaming for November? You've come to the right place.

We've rounded up the best TV shows and movies arriving soon. So take some time to peruse this list, and maybe block off a weekend or two so you can binge-watch Season 9 of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" or something. Oh, and you might want to make a note about November 22; "Snowpiercer" is worth the wait.

Here's a much larger rundown of what's new on Netflix in November, provided by Netflix. All title dates are subject to change.

Available November 1

"Artifact" (2012)

First known as an actor, Jared Leto has also found success in the music industry with his band 30 Seconds to Mars. This documentary follows the band as it makes the album "This is War" while battling recording giant Emi in a pivotal lawsuit.

"Babes In Toyland" (1961)

Composer Victor Herbert's operetta comes delightfully to »

- Tim Hayne

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Blu-ray Review: Bowling Comedy ‘Kingpin’ Rolls Onto Blu-ray

21 October 2014 11:24 AM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Before 1998’s “The Big Lebowski” there was 1996’s “Kingpin”, the Farrelly brothers bowling comedy that didn’t have the narrative intricacies of the Coen brothers’ classic, but had plenty of jokes about middle-aged men playing the sport. Today finds the release of “Kingpin” to Blu-ray for the first time, coming with only one new special feature.

Rating: 2.5/5.0

The occasion of “Kingpin” is related less to marking a point in American cinematic history than to note the upcoming release of “Dumb and Dumber To,” the next film from the Farrelly brothers and their bizarre set of Hollywood gross outs. This bowling movie was a followup to “Dumb & Dumber,” and certainly saw the filmmaking duo following some of the same course (by literally making a buddy road movie), with the gross-out humor that became huge of them. With films like “There’s Something About Mary” and “Me, Myself & Irene” coming after it, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Hell Comes To Hollywood II Signing Hits Burbank’s Dark Delicacies This Saturday!; Looks to Top Huge Success Of First Book’s Signing!

14 October 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

This coming Saturday (October 18th), Burbank’s premiere horror-themed book/movies/etc store Dark Delicacies is set to break more records, when they host a signing for Hell Comes To Hollywood II: 22 More Tales of Tinseltown Horror, the sequel to the Bram Stoker Award-nominated book, Hell Comes To Hollywood, an anthology book, filled with some of the best genre writers around. Dark Delicacies’ signing for the first book was a huge success, being called “the Literary Horror Event of the Year”. Looking to top the first signing and the first book’s success, Hell Comes To Hollywood II boasts a list of writers, all of which work in the film industry as actors, writers, directors, etc, giving the book a cool spin to it. Stories ranging from monsters (human and otherwise), zombies, demons and more, the book sounds like a hell of a read and the event sounds just as fun. »

- Jerry Smith

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Win the Comedy Kingpin on Blu-ray

14 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

October can be a gloomy month so why not spice it up with a little comedy? As it so happens, the 1996 Farrelly brothers comedy Kingpin starring Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games), Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel and Bill Murray has just made its long awaited Blu-ray debut as of October 14 and is now ready to own.

Thanks to the fine folks at Paramount Home Entertainment, I've got three copies of Kingpin on Blu-ray that will be awarded in this contest. For a chance to win one of them, please fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to participate.

The guys who brought you There's Something About Mary and Dumb and Dumber strike again with a gut-busting farce. »

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Watch: The Farrelly Brothers Bow Down to Bill Murray on the 'Kingpin' Set

13 October 2014 8:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

We've been covering Bill Murray a few times so far this month at Movies.com, and we'd apologize, except that it's Bill Murray we're talking about. Can anyone really ever have too much Bill Murray in their life?  And with that in mind, it's our special pleasure to be able to bring you this exclusive clip from the new Blu-ray of the always hilarious Farrelly brothers' bowling comedy Kingpin (out on October 14, 2014). The Blu-ray features a host of newly filmed interviews with the the directors reminiscing about the making of this cable classic, which of course includes the inevitable topic of Murray's sleazy bowling champion, Ernie McCracken. As it turns out, for as funny as the Farrelly brothers can be, even they have to admit that Murray is a...

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'Kingpin' Blu-ray Preview: Casting Woody Harrelson | Exclusive

13 October 2014 12:45 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

18 years after it was released in theaters, Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly's Kingpin will finally be released on Blu-ray from Paramount Home Media Distribution on October 14. Before you pick up this 1996 comedy classic tomorrow, we have an exclusive preview from the bonus features with directors Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly discussing how they landed Woody Harrelson to play Roy Munson.

The story follows downtrodden Roy, a former professional bowler whose promising career was cut short, who tries to groom an unorthodox Amish prodigy (Randy Quaid) to make it back to the pro tour. Along with the extended R-rated cut of the movie, the Blu-ray special features include "Kingpins: Extra Frames With the Farrelly Brothers," where directors Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly reminisce about making the film, working with the stars and how it became a success on home video after its theatrical debut.

Our exclusive featurette is from "Kingpins: »

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Robert Downey Jr Q&A: On ‘The Judge’, Turning 50 With A New Baby, And Yes To ‘Iron Man 4′ – If Mel Gibson Directs It

3 October 2014 8:41 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: When I pull up to the home that Robert Downey Jr and his wife and producing partner Susan share in Malibu, there are the trappings you would expect from the house owned by Hollywood’s best paid actor. The small fleet of cars, all tarped; the expanse of Pacific Ocean viewable from most anywhere on the grounds, a small staff that runs the house. But there are also the mischievous aspects you expect from Downey. There is that wooden blocking dummy in the barn that has raised bruises a plenty as Downey spent the last decade closing in on his black belt in the Chinese martial art Wing Chun. There’s the bright yellow front door that is as cheery and inviting as the spacious interior. The rooms are adorned by an undoubtedly pricey artwork collection, but there is nothing show-offy; the bathroom, for instance, features a medley of framed photos, »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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There's Something About Mary actor Danny Murphy dies, aged 58

8 August 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Comic actor Danny Murphy has died at the age of 58.

The star - who became a quadriplegic following a diving accident in his youth - had cameos in multiple Farrelly brothers movies including Me, Myself & Irene, There's Something About Mary and Shallow Hal.

Murphy's agent Cynthia Kazarian confirmed today (August 8) that the actor had passed away following a battle with cancer.

A childhood friend of Peter Farrelly, Murphy began his comedy career in the directing duo's 1996 film Kingpin.

He was a well-known activist for disabled actors, and had recently moved to Florida to pursue other projects.

Murphy also set up his own theatre company, Blue Zone Productions, to help performers with disabilities find roles in Hollywood and on stage.

Watch a clip of Danny Murphy in Shallow Hal below: »

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'There's Something About Mary' Actor Danny Murphy Dead -- Farrelly Brothers Favorite Dies from Cancer

8 August 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Actor Danny Murphy -- who appeared in comedy classics like "There's Something About Mary" and "Kingpin" -- has died of cancer at the age of 59 ... TMZ has learned.Danny was famous for his hilarious cameos in Farrelly brothers' movies. Peter Farrelly was a childhood friend, and gave him his first acting role.Murphy became a quadriplegic in a diving accident when he was 19, and didn't decide to get into acting until much later in life. »

- TMZ Staff

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The kids' cartoons made from inappropriately adult movies

28 July 2014 8:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Whoever thought RoboCop, Highlander and Rambo would make suitable kids' cartoons? These folks, that's who...

There are certain eternal questions in life that I doubt we’ll ever find an answer to. Who was Jack The Ripper? What happened on the Mary Celeste? How have there been five Resident Evil movies? And the question we’re going to look at now, why do they make kids' cartoons out of very adult movies?

In some ways it makes sense. As a kid, there are very few moments more exciting than watching an ultra-gory action film or a dodgy sex comedy that you know you’re not supposed to be watching. Everyone knows this, the studios especially. But surely they can’t be that blatant about it? You can’t make a show for kids based on RoboCop! Have you seen RoboCop? Won’t somebody please think of the children?

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'Kingpin' Makes Its Blu-ray Debut October 14th

23 July 2014 8:23 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Directors Bobby and Peter Farrelly's outrageously funny cult classic Kingpin makes its long-awaited Blu-ray debut on October 14, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel and Bill Murray, the film follows a star bowler whose career was prematurely cut off as he seeks to groom a new prodigy and return to the big leagues.

The Kingpin Blu-ray includes the theatrical version of the film, plus an extended, R-rated cut with commentary by Bobby and Peter Farrelly*, and a brand new piece entitled "Kingpins: Extra Frames With The Farrelly Brothers" featuring new interviews with the directors as they revisit making the film, working with the stars, its theatrical debut and ultimate success on home video.

*Previously released on DVD

Kingpin Blu-ray

The Kingpin Blu-ray will be presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-hd Master Audio, French 2.0 Dolby Digital and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital, as well as English, »

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