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  • 25
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A comedy so unfunny, it's tragic. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Icky and incompetent (special effects aside) in equal parts, this groaner makes 1994's "The Mask" look like something you'd study in a film graduate course at NYU. show more

  • 25
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Little kidniks with an appetite for zap-pow silliness might find this to their liking. Everyone else, beware. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    What the filmmakers missed in assuming the mask from the earlier film is that it was Carrey's astonishing physical comedy that made that film a hit, not the animation. show more

  • 20
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Loud, mean-spirited and generally obnoxious, Son of the Mask makes the boisterous 1994 original look downright demure and refined. show more

  • 50
    Miami Herald

    In actuality, it's silly fun custom-tailored for reluctant young fathers and that entire clan of 20-something man-children who still read comic books and play video games, guys who do everything possible to resist the notion of adult responsibility. show more

  • 50
    Jennie Punter The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    While not as edgy or funny as "The Mask," the popular 1994 "original" starring Jim Carrey, the movie offers eye-popping animation high-jinks and a warm-and-fuzzy story that reinforces what some would call family values. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    What we basically have here is a license for the filmmakers to do whatever they want to do with the special effects, while the plot, like Wile E. Coyote, keeps running into the wall. show more

  • 38
    Allison Benedikt Chicago Tribune

    Even with a new leading man and a more family-friendly rating, some things never change: The Mask still stars Industrial Light & Magic. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Cumming's antic acting is the only asset of this boisterous comedy. show more

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