General Information

Glossary: J
Released Year: 2017
Runtime: 94 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Directors: Chris Smith
Casts: Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Elton John, Andy Dick, Paul Giamatti, Jim Carrey, Jon Lovitz, Carol Kane, Carol Kane, Peter Bonerz, Hugh Hefner, Miloš Forman, David Letterman, Randall Carver, Michael Stipe, Bob Zmuda, Courtney Love, Jerry Lawler, Lynne Margulies, George Shapiro
IMDB: Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017) - IMDB

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IMDB Rating: 7.7

Reviews

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The New York Times - Manohla Dargis
The result isn’t another ho-hum documentary likeness in which all the elements neatly and often flatteringly stack up. “Jim & Andy” is instead a complexly layered and textured Cubist portrait, one that’s been constructed from fragments of its two title subjects and their work.
90
Screen International - Lee Marshall
It makes for powerful and stimulating viewing whether or not a game is being played with viewers.
90
Variety - Owen Gleiberman
Jim & Andy is fleetly edited and engrossing, animated by a sense of discovery.
90
Los Angeles Times - Robert Abele
Catnip for comedy nerds and psychoanalysts, "Jim & Andy" works as both a vibrant raising-of-the-dead for the crazed, showbiz-piercing genius that was Kaufman — there's plenty of footage from his performance-art career — and a peek into the mind of a massively talented, box office-busting comedy star at a self-doubting, turbulent time in his life
80
The Guardian - Jordan Hoffman
It isn’t nearly as deep as it thinks it is, but it is marvellously entertaining.

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)



Offbeat documentarian Chris Smith provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon.