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Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

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Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby TNPihl » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:48 pm

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With the screenings starting in september we should be getting reviews soon. Post them here. 8)
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby indy-jones » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:05 pm

1st Review!!!

This one from the Hollywood Reporter!

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review ... 17-1035248

"It's difficult to know at times whether Carrey is playing with us or legitimate with his talk of a benign Mr. Hyde side emerging to take control of his personality. But when he wistfully observes, 'Andy came back to make his movie,' he's oddly convincing, making this an original, unexpectedly affecting tribute to two distinctive comic performers."
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby Catherine » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:26 am

I heard Andy's still alive one time
I found a video on you tube and
It was this guy who said he was Andy Kaufman
Imagine if it was ay.. but I think Jim did the best ever with man on the moon. I mean I am convinced it was Andy the whole time.
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby TNPihl » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:54 pm

"Using TV, movie and live-performance archive material as well as family home movies, Smith deftly tells both Kaufman and Carrey's stories while recounting one of history's weirder movie shoots and charting a chilled present-day Carrey's memories and meditations on the events of 18 years past. What emerges is a double portrait of two men whose compulsion to lose themselves in other characters is both an addiction and a variety of creative autism."

"Arguably more interesting than the film that generated it, Jim & Andy ranks alongside Lost in La Mancha as a gem salvaged from a wreck."
Review by ScreenDaily


"It's difficult to know at times whether Carrey is playing with us or legitimate with his talk of a benign Mr. Hyde side emerging to take control of his personality. But when he wistfully observes, "Andy came back to make his movie," he's oddly convincing, making this an original, unexpectedly affecting tribute to two distinctive comic performers."
Review by Hollywood Reporter


"(…)is a ticklish meditation on comedy and identity."
Review by Variety


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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby grinchy steve » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:14 am

I'm a bit late to the party (could not login), but I've been following the Festivals and reviews closely. They are all very positive. 'Man on the Moon' is one of the best biopics I've ever seen and I am extremely interested in the docu. Great it's going be on Netflix!
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby indy-jones » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:23 pm

An interesting observation by Brian Orndorf of Blu-Ray.com.

"'Jim & Andy' is insightful when inspecting the gut instinct of acting and physical transformation (one unsettling anecdote concerns Carrey spending an hour in-character with Kaufman’s daughter, who never met her father), and Smith has a gold mine in the BTS videos, which finally reveal just what happened during the creation of 'Man on the Moon,' which wasn’t just a film shoot, but a voyage into space and time for Jim Carrey, who returned to Earth a changed man."

http://www.blu-ray.com/Jim-and-Andy-The ... 82/#Review
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby tlmarvin » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:42 am

Friday, November 17, 2017--5:38 pm CST

Hey JCO:

I watched "Jim and Andy:The Great Beyond" this morning. I really loved it. Now I can't wait until it gets on Blu-ray and On Demand. Today, I bought Jim's 1984 movie "Finder's Keepers" on Blu-ray. I read somewhere that Jim's other TV guest shot "All in Good Taste" will be on Blu-ray or DVD soon.

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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby grinchy steve » Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:06 am

Just saw it. Thoughts later. One thing is for sure, I liked it. And I have even more respect for both the movie and Jim himself as a human being after this.
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby Canadian Jayne » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:50 am

Looking forward to seeing
This one when i can
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby gothichyppie » Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:24 am

I just finished it.
If Jim gives 110% to everything that he does, he went a full 200% for Man on the Moon.
A very interesting and moving documentary.
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Re: Jim & ANDY: the Great Beyond [Reviews]

Postby Catherine » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:02 am

Canadian Jayne wrote:Looking forward to seeing
This one when i can


me too its not here in canada yet
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