Cinema: Split Decision

Jim Carrey is twice as funny half the time

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill accused the makers of Me, Myself & Irene of "insensitivity" to schizophrenics for its portrayal of a cop (Jim Carrey) with dueling dual personalities. But the makers are Peter and Bobby Farrelly, auteurs of Dumb & Dumber, Kingpin and There's Something About Mary. If they had any sensitivity, they wouldn't be at the top of Hollywood's gross-comedy heap. They'd be back in Rhode Island asking if you want fries with that. So NAMI will have to get in line behind albinos, African-American dwarfs, dead cows, live chickens and anyone possessing that vestigial appendage known...

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