Dumb and Dumber To

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Twenty years later, Harry (an unrecognizable Jeff Daniels for those of us enjoying his work in the HBO series The Newsroom) and Lloyd (Jim Carrey, who seems to be the clown prince in winter) reunite to hunt down Harry’s daughter. Back in the day, the Farrelly brothers (Bobby and Peter) and Carrey stormed out of the gates and appeared to be headed for a gloriously stupid run of comedic hijinks that would transform the scene. Now, it could be argued that the current crop of movie comedies — I’m looking at you, Seth Rogen and James Franco — certainly owe a debt to the Farrellys, but it remains to be seen whether or not their unpretentious (un-meta) dynamic will be able to reignite the dumb sparks of old. (Opens wide Friday) (PG-13) Not screened in time for review

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