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Henry Rollins the Yes Mannew

Henry Rollins was a punk. Now he's a punk with Nelson Mandela on his side.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  06-22-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Yes Man' Repackages Jim Carrey's Greatest Hits ... It's a Small Packagenew

For so major a movie star -- at least, once upon a time -- Jim Carrey seems to make a lot of awfully minor films, several of them over and over again.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  12-22-2008  |  Reviews

Jim Carrey Misses in the Buzz-Kill Comedy 'Yes Man'new

Too bad Yes Man is directed by Peyton Reed, a tone-deaf, buzz-kill comedy specialist. You've never seen Carrey flail like he does under Reed's incompetence -- although the Quasimodo face he makes with scotch tape and some of his rubber-legged paroxysms are inspired.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  12-18-2008  |  Reviews

'Yes Man' Isn't Exactly 'Liar Liar,' but It's Closenew

Even though the lesson gets a little heavy-handed, the film is full of goofy, joyful moments, anchored by the sweet chemistry between Carrey and Deschanel as well as a life-affirming message that everyone could use these days.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  12-18-2008  |  Reviews

Movie Buzz: Approval Ratingsnew

Movie Buzz is a weekly film preview column. This week Will Smith stars in Seven Pounds, Jim Carrey embraces comedy in Yes Man, Mickey Rourke earns a Golden Globe nomination, and Matthew Broderick is the big voice behind a tiny mouse in The Tale of Despereaux.
Metro Spirit  |  Mariah Gardner  |  12-17-2008  |  Movies

Von Iva Hits the Big Time with Jim Carreynew

How do you amass a large audience from outside the traditional music industry? If you're San Francisco's Von Iva, the answer has moved from labels to licensing -- a direction that recently landed the group in the onscreen company of Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel.
SF Weekly  |  Jennifer Maerz  |  12-03-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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