Episode 43: THE MASK

Sssssmokin’! Lyndsey opens her underwater treasure chest of VHS tapes to revisit Chuck Russell's The Mask, the second of three big Jim Carrey movies to debut in 1994. The film co-stars newcomer Cameron Diaz, the villainous Peter Greene, a very talented dog, and a sidekick who is not Tom Arnold.

Talking points: The rise of Jim Carrey. Are there any good comedy sequels? A likable banker. The soundtrack. Pop Secret. Space Ghost. Convincing CGI. 1994: the year of Jim Carrey. Dumb and Dumber. Ace Ventura. Female characters. Signed photos of Jim Carrey and R.L. Stine. Rom-coms.

Posted on February 4, 2017 .