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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This gifted clown has found the right vehicle for his souped-up silliness. Carrey is the ultimate party dude, and like the masked man says, this party is smokin'. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Carrey's jolly green mug carries Mask. [29 July 1994, p. D1] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The result is a movie character who seems half real, half animated. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    As a comedy, The Mask is genial, but its recycled plot is far too thin for the film to succeed as either an adventure or a spoof. show more

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Carrey has yet to find the perfect vehicle for himself, but The Mask, while hardly as fantastic as it should have been, is a step in the right direction. show more

  • 58
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    The Mask, a rattletrap Jekyll-and-Hyde farce, surrounds Carrey with a nothing plot and a cast of ciphers. Still, his scenes as the Mask are rowdy and enjoyable. show more

  • 80
    Variety

    This showcase for the talents of Jim Carrey is adroitly directed, viscerally and visually dynamic and just plain fun. show more

  • 80
    Washington Post

    Carrey's a human cartoon, and his spontaneous, Avery-esque, anything-for-a-laugh outrageousness makes this otherwise blank Mask a must-see. show more

  • 60
    The New Yorker

    The funniest moment comes when Carrey mimes the effects of the Mask without special effects. show more

  • 60
    Jonathan Rosenbaum Chicago Reader

    The results are easy to watch, though awfully familiar and simpleminded. show more

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