Evan Almighty ★ 2007 (PG)
Holy spinoff! Former TV anchor-turned-politician Evan (Carell) is about to give up his values and ruin the environment when God (Freeman, reprising his “Bruce Almighty” role) orders him to build an ark. Wife Joan (Graham) and his sons are doubtful, but eventually get on the boat. Smarmy blend of animal-based potty humor and tepid life-lessons about taking care of the environment and being nice fails to take advantage of Carell's talents.95m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc . US US Steven Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman, John Michael Higgins, Wanda Sykes, Jimmy Bennett, Johnny (John W.) Simmons, Jonah Hill, Ed Helms, Rachael Harris, Molly Shannon, Graham Phillips; D: Tom Shadyac; W: Steve Oedekerk, Josh Stolberg, Bob Florsheim; C: Ian Baker; M: John Debney.