‘Dumber' sequel not worth 20-year wait

November 14, 2014 1:39 AM

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It only took the makers of “Anchorman” a decade to draw up and create a sequel. With twice that much time between the original “Dumb and Dumber” and the new edition, “Dumb and Dumber To,” one would hope that the directors, Peter and Bobby Farrelly, would be able to create something stronger.

Sequels to comedies are tricky things, after all, because the first must be fresh and successful enough to deserve one, and returning to a comedy well more than once can leave it dry. The original film is a classic of sorts, in that it sports legions of fans and came out at the height of Jim Carrey’...

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