Return of the Rubber Face

In the battle for box-office domination, God is usually an underdog. Nobody expected The Matrix Reloaded, which held the top spot in U.S. theaters for just one week, to be knocked off by a low-tech comedy whose message is that God exists, and He's feeling unappreciated. In Bruce Almighty, Jim Carrey plays Bruce Nolan, a TV news reporter of the comical human-interest variety who wants to be taken more seriously. When he blames the Lord for all that's wrong in his life — from his being passed up for a glamorous anchorman's job to his dog's inability to master the nuances...

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