What? You mean he doesn't talk out of his ass in this one?I admit it. I like Jim Carrey movies. No shame in that. I saw the first Ace Ventura in theaters and laughed my ass off when I knew people who said I'm not going to see *that*, raising their collective noses. Whatever. You were first in line to see the Mask and jump on the Carrey bandwagon, though, weren't you? Go on, admit it.
Here, our boy Jim's a lawyer. So he's a sleazebag (because as a movie rule, lawyers can't be good)with a habit of lying. Only time he's not remotely smarmy is when he's near his son Max. But because he's so busy and in demand or whatever, he's constantly making excuses and telling lies (he's a lawyer), even to Max. On Max's birthday, he makes a wish that his father can't lie for just one day.
Unable to tell lies, Jim's character very nearly loses everything, but ultimately, he'll get his kid back.
If you don't like Carrey movies, you won't like this. It's that simple. He mugs, he makes weird faces, he does all those things that most critics hate. But there's a touch more to this movie than his previous efforts. It's more family oriented, I guess.
Some funny moments, and it's not a bad film after all.Plus, Maura Tierney's in it, and she's ten times better looking than any supermodel.