To decades later, the Farrelly brothers bring back Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels to reprise their legendary roles and star in a Dumb and Dumber sequel. No, not that When Harry met Lloyd prequel bullshit that ruined 2 hours of everyone’s life back in 2003. The sequel has been rumored for years but other rumors such as Jim Carrey not wanting involvement also began to surface. Luckily for everyone, Eric Christian Olsen was not called to again to portray Lloyd Christmas.
Last night, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon finally premiered the long anticipated trailer for Dumb and Dumber To. What’s the best part about the trailer? Just take a look, it’s almost as if nothing has changed since the film’s 1994 premiere. Topping the original film will be tough and expensive CGI and Hollywood magic will not be the formula needed to win this battle. The Farrelly brothers must tap into their evolved comedic genius and mirror the witty dialogue and slapstick humor of the first film. From the looks of the trailer, that is exactly what they’ve done.
I am doing my best to keep expectations low for this film but it is damn near impossible to do that. I remember seeing this film in theaters back in 94 almost pissing my pants from laughter when Harry was given the two pieces of coal and carrot in the snowman scene. Dumb and Dumber impacted my life in a huge way, let’s hope that Dumb and Dumber to does the same.
By: Pat Hanavan