Sparky comic film - a sequela cult comedy with Jim Carrey - the film "The Son of a Mask" - was released in 2005. The slogan of the film is: "The next generation of mischievous people". And indeed, this comedy about the pranks and tricks of the new "Mask" - the son of the famous in his circles, the artist-cartoonist Tim Avery. A comedian and an artist decided to have a family, but did not take into account that the newborn son has the same powerful curiosity and craving for pranks. The kid quickly found a mysterious mask and found the most unexpected application! The life and work of the actors "The Son of the Mask" will be discussed in this article. Also you will learn about the features of the comedy and more interesting facts about the shooting process.
"Son of the Mask": actors
Facts about the film
Criticism of the film
Most film critics criticized the director'swork in this film. It is known that the director of the first part, learning that the most charismatic comedian actor - Jim Carrey - refused to shoot, also refused to shoot the sequel. Director of the second part - Guterman - a man who shot an interesting from the point of view of the director's decisions film "Cats against dogs." Criticize Guterman for the fact that he removed the "Mask" in a similar, somewhat naive and even childish style.
Criticism of actors
Jamie Kennedy, who came to the place of the heroKerry was also criticized for his failure to conform to the previous image, but what can I say, to be funny comedy hero against the background of the master is quite difficult! One would like to mention Bob Hoskins. His acting was at the proper level, although many noted that he should not have been shot in such a film. Another actor - Ben Stein - a man famous for the voice acting of the main cartoon actors from Nickelodeon ("Jimmy Neutron," "As Ginger says," and others). In addition, Stein - this is the only actor from the first part, which was shot for its continuation.
Back to the past: "Mask"
Actors of the "Son of a Mask" received not the most flatteringreviews about their work, but quite differently it was in the distant 1994, when the first part of the film was released. The film tells the story of a simple man, a clerk, modest and even too timid. In life, it's hard for him to communicate with girls, shyness does not allow the hero to attract the attention of some beauty, but the life of this eccentric man changes dramatically as soon as a mysterious artifact - a mask - enters his hands. The thing that turned his life, makes Stanley Ipkus a real ladies' man, conqueror of women's hearts, self-confident and charming man!
Interesting facts about the first "Mask"
Initially, the director of the first films planned this film not as a comedy, but as a real horror with elements of thriller, but in the course of filming the concept has changed a bit.