Man on the Moon
takes a look into the short life of Andy Kaufman.
Kaufman was regarded by fans as a comic
genius, and by others as an out-of-control lunatic. Jim Carey
imitates Kaufman almost perfectly, and gives us the opportunity
to look behind the scenes.
Don't miss this entertaining movie, where
Academy Award nominations are warranted.
Fans adored him, critics hated him, but
whatever you think about Andy Kaufman, this Milos Foreman bio-pic
is extraordinary, with an outstanding performance by Jim Carey.
It scans the life of Andy Kaufman, and
asks the question, was he a comic genius of a tasteless prankster?
It also makes the point that humor is subjective.
As far as who was the the real Andy Kaufman?
That you must judge for yourself.
In the last 30 minutes of this film biography
of the late comedian, Andy Kaufman, the story becomes that of
a mystery man with a serious health problem that nobody believes,
because he was so skillful at the art of deception and illusion.
The picture turns sentimental as he sings
to his girlfriend on his sickbed, "Oh Rose Marie, I Love
(Sings a few lines of the song with ukelele