Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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  • Characte Carrey's Role In Ace Ventura Pet Detective

    This was shown from the very beginning, in Carrey’s first comedic role in Ace Ventura Pet Detective (Tom Shadyac, 1994). In the film, Carrey’s plays Ace Ventura, a detective who specialises in animals, who is on the hunt for a football team’s missing dolphin mascot (IMDb, 2014). Carrey’s brand of physical comedy is shown throughout the movie. Personally, I feel that this was best shown in the scenes when Ace goes on a hunt for the owners of the championship ring. In these scenes, Carrey was running, rolling around on the ground, arm wrestling and hiding in one of the player’s mailbox. To match Carrey’s goofy character, Ace Ventura is dressed in colourfully printed shirts, and has perfectly gelled hair that does not go out of place throughout the film, regardless of the situations he gets himself into. From then on, with Carrey’s physical style of entertainment, animated face and expert impersonation skills, the hits just kept coming (,…

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  • Personal Narrative: Jim Carrey's Life

    fact that there was someone out there who had struggled just as I did, but he overcame it. I decided to pick up arms as well in my own fight with depression by going to tutoring and seeking counseling. By age 17, Jim decided to drop out of school, move to LA, and pursue acting full time. (Scottberg) It 's around this time that Carrey had to find something to motivate himself. As a result, Carrey wrote a check to himself totaling 10,000,000 dollars for "Acting Services rendered" dated for…

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  • Comparative Analysis Movie

    Brandon Floyd Professor Lee DRAM 2366 December 4, 2016 Director Comparative Analysis When looking for a director I started by searching for one that did the genre that I love so much. This genre being comedy and while searching I came across a director by the name of Tom Shadyac. He is a director known for his comedic films and collaborations with Jim Carrey and Eddie Murphey. The Three films I choose by him were “The Nutty Professor”, “Ace Ventura: The Pet Detective”, and “Bruce All Mighty”.…

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  • Rapper Tyga Case Study

    West. So is Tyga's plan to humiliate Kylie an attempt to ground her in the real world? Probably not, because odds are the plan doesn't exist at all. According to Gossip Cop, the first reports of Kylie and Tyga's relationship problems, which came from Radar Online, weren't true. According to Gossip Cop, Radar Online cited a Snapchat where Kylie called Tyga "mean" as proof that the two were on the rocks, but never acknowledged the playful banter and displays of affection from the couple in the…

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  • My Thoughts On. I Am, By Tom Shadyac

    My Thoughts On I Am I Am is a documentary by Tom Shadyac the director of such comedy movies as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, and many more. In 2007 he had a biking accident and suffered post-concussive syndrome or PCS. He was in very severe pain and even thought about killing himself to escape the agony he was enduring. Eventually the symptoms lessened and he began to feel better physically. But both spiritually and emotionally he still didn’t feel right. He began to…

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  • Mass Media Ruining Society

    the game lasted about 4 hours; I know Urban Meyer so I love watching him coach an amazing team of talented young men. I drove to Dubuque Friday night and I saw roughly 15 billboards that I recall, it was hard to count and read them while I was driving. On the way back to campus I see UNI billboards to advertise what a great college UNI is to attend. I noticed that a lot of the billboards were advertising things that were close to that area, like the casino. Also when I drove to Dubuque I was…

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