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Comedies find surprising new life in the afterlife

Eliza (Viswanathan), Craig (Radcliffe) and a colleague (Karan Soni) tremble before God

IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED Heaven Inc. and the earth. And the earth was a hot new innovation overseen by the angels at God’s celestial startup—a goofy blue planet where each human creature was endowed with free will. Several eons later, all that choice had yielded overpopulation, climate change and lots of senseless violence. God—by now an exasperated, disengaged CEO holed up in his office in

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