- File cabinet.
- Dog being carried out -- The "technicality" of it made me
wonder how it was accomplished.
- Jim Carrey stepping into puddle as he is on his way to see "Morgan
Freeman" for the first time.
- The tongue-tied anchor.
- The humor of handling prayers via email.
When Carrey answers all the prayers with
- When Carrey is about to throw Jennifer
Aniston on the bed.
- The dog--how well it was trained.
- Carrey knocking down the sandwich to
show he is obnoxious.
- Carvings on the trees.
Carrey and his wet shirt scene--brings out his broad shoulders and
good build. Yes, Jim Carrey can add this appeal to his list of
The phrase, "be a miracle"--the way Freeman delivers the
dialogue makes it work.
The idea of "free will."
I liked Bruce Almighty. The comedy mixed with familiar phrases
that are meant to bring to our
consciousness the seriousness of miracles and free will make this movie
It was clear the audience liked the movie when the outtakes were
shown at the end of the movie. It was interesting to see everyone
freeze in their tracks to watch Carrey and Aniston blurb their lines,
for example. It became very quiet. It continues to make me
wonder at how audiences "truly care" for their chosen
celebrity. Why? Because I find myself the same. Why
again? Because I appreciate artists who bring about our humanity. What I mean is, I found
my husband watching the movie, Patton, on TV, when I was taking a
break from writing this article and I started to think what movies mean to
me--they bring out our humanity--from
our humor to our history, and everything else in between.