This profile is as close as you’re going to get to understanding what’s going on with Jim Carrey

Every article written about Jim Carrey in the past few years can be boiled down to one simple question: What’s going on with Jim Carrey? Fans and casual observers alike seem perplexed by the Dumb And Dumber star’s recent transformation from Hollywood top-earner to reclusive political cartoonist and painter. Most…

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, Blade Runner reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of film noir and its ’70s derivative, neo-noir, for the paranoid cityscape of the future: a dark, rainy, multi-lingual Los Angeles where a detective in a trench coat trails…

An Eternal Sunshine TV show might be coming after your memories of the film

Released in 2004, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth, and Charlie Kaufman’s romantic dystopia Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind has already risen to the rank of a modern classic. (In fact, we named it our best film of the ’00s, back in 2010.) But, just as those who fail to hold on to the memories of their mistakes are…

Read This: Are these the best films of the 21st century?

If there’s one thing that pop culture obsessives love doing, it’s making lists. If there’s another thing they love doing, it’s dissecting and arguing about a list made by another pop culture obsessive. What was included? What was overlooked? What ranked way too high and what should’ve ranked higher? These are the…

Another mesmerizing collection of movies’ first and final shots

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Those words are as true today as they were when Semisonic sang them in 1998, and they apply manifestly to “First And Final Frames Part II,” a haunting new supercut by Vimeo user Jacob T. Swinney, who has beautifully juxtaposed the first and final shots of…

Here’s how special effects were made for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Much of Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind takes place in the consciousness of Jim Carrey’s Joel Barish, who becomes increasingly unstable. Barish’s mind is also the playground of the highly visual Gondry. A messy yang to Wes Anderson’s manicured yin, Gondry’s visuals are similarly entrenched in a…