At once amusing and appropriately discomfiting, it's a perfectly balanced construct that could be toppled by a single false cut, and isn't.
As the lisping, TV-obsessed Chip, Carrey is at his most maniacal to date —witness his karaoke version of Jefferson Airplane's Somebody To Love. He could, we feel, go both ways. And does.
...a black comedy about one very deeply troubled cable guy.