While there is concensus on Rotten Tomatoes about the movie, there is disagreement on Jim Carrey’s acting. To wit:

A few words should be said about Carrey’s performance: It may be the worst dramatic acting of his career, a charmless cartoon of self-repression.

–Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

and then…

Carrey’s quietly exacting, uncharacteristic performance, though not qualifying as a saving grace, hints at some promising new career directions in the same manner Robin Williams successfully tapped a darker side with “One Hour Photo.”

–Michael Rechtshaffen
Los Angeles Times

Everybody’s got an opinion, amirite, people? Just like everybody’s got an . . . err . . . well . . . an elbow.