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Hail to the King (Bruce Almighty, 2003)

After lukewarm receptions to How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Carrey went back to where his bigger successes occured.  High concept comedies.  And you do not get more high concept than Bruce Almighty. A couple decades after the Oh God series, we see George Burns… Continue Reading “Hail to the King (Bruce Almighty, 2003)”

Coasting to the End(Playing It Cool, 2014)

There is a lot about Playing Cool that makes me want to like it.  The cast (both lead and supporting) is comprised almost entirely of actors I like a lot.  The film has some nice ideas it is playing with.  It has some clever… Continue Reading “Coasting to the End(Playing It Cool, 2014)”