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  • So although the movie started out very well, I was disappointed in the ending


    • by Opalina143
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      The Number 23 is a movie starring Jim Carrey. Carrey plays a serious role in the movie. He has really managed to make the transition from comedic actor to serious actor. He is very good in the role of Walter Sparrow, an ordinary man who becomes obsessed with the number 23 after reading a detective novel. Carrey plays Sparrow and also the main character in the novel. His

      switching back and forth between roles got confusing at times, but the director of The Number 23 helped the audience tell the difference by giving the novel’s character a tattoo.

      When Sparrow’s wife gives him the book, a tiny, self-published manuscript that she found in a used bookstore, Sparrow accepts the gift with humor and little regard. But he soon becomes entranced with the concept of the book, that ...


      • of the number 23 recurring throughout history and having deep meaning. He soon becomes obsessed, finding out that his name, his birthday, the day of his marriage- indeed every significant thing in his life- adds up to the number 23. He begins to become confused, torn between the character he is reading about and the man he is. Taking up on himself the quest to find
        the author, Sparrow descends into paranoia and madness.

        There are many twists and turns to the story, and it was very captivating- right up until the ending, which left much to be desired. I just didn’t like the big twist- it seemed contrived and unrealistic, and I felt I had been cheated. So although the movie started out very well, I was disappointed in the ending. I was hoping for better.




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