Tag: steve carrell

The Animals Went In Two by Two (Evan Almighty, 2007)

Bruce Almighty was a hit, and the studio wanted a  sequel.  The most admirable thing Tom Shadyac and his crew did?  They avoided doing a total retread.  They told Bruce’s story, and they did not want to just make a total formula sequel. In… Continue Reading “The Animals Went In Two by Two (Evan Almighty, 2007)”

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)”