Does it do anything differently? Christians, I believe, will be especially impressed. Act 2:32 This Jesus God raised up, and of that we all are witnesses. The immediate aftermath of Christ's death had a massive impact on his disciples, his mother Mary, and key political and religious leaders of the era, completely altering the entire world in an instant. This movie starts with Jesus being crucified and goes through what the apostles and all the Christians had to put up with with persecution and much much more. Of course, it's not The Passion of the Christ or The Gospel According to St.
I'm inclined to cut it an awful lot of slack, but I also feel that if given more seasons, it could find a better balance between the love of Christ it displays and the brutality of the times. It is a wonderful film and was just made not that long ago So the special-effects are great. The Bible Continues arrives on Blu-ray with a solidly performing 1080p transfer. Initially, the ratings for the biblically-themed series were strong, according to Rick Kissell of Variety in a story published in April. As most of the world knows, the Crucifixion was only the beginning of the story.
Act 2:39 For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself. Whether guards clashing with protesters or various crashes, smashes, and other action effects, there's a failure to balance the elements that always leaves action playing well underneath music. Matthew, but it is impressive. The focused narrative and oftentimes gripping character and story lines are met with outstanding production values. Knowing that many of these events were standard practices in that period makes it even harder to stomach, but you can belly up to this ancient bar for a grand assortment of regular stonings, floggings, crucifixions, beatings, etc.
The Bible Continues contains extras on all four discs. Not only was practically all of the body of Peter's sermon on Pentecost Sunday left out, but again any reference to water immersion for the remission of sins was omitted. Anno Domini, which communicates the shock that Peter must. On the whole, it has been tasteful and done well. They have done a particularly masterful job with Peter and Saul; the former is a man of incredible passion, warmth and love, whose face illuminates with joyful wonder whenever the Holy Spirit permits him to heal in the name of Jesus. The Bible Continues, a series that offers a more detailed chronology and reproduction of New Testament characters and events from the immediate aftermath of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, sourced from the first ten chapters of the Book of Acts the book that follows the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in the Bible. Episode 12: 'The Abomination' The first episode of A.
The best cinematic version of this story by far is in the 1985 miniseries A. Those interested can read the Jewish scholar Josephus for more information on Pilate, Herod, Caligula, and Judean history in general. Genre: Stars: , , , , , , , Director:. Peter and John's Babou Ceesay trials, Saul's Emmett J. Those with some basic knowledge of Roman history will scoff; those with more of an intensive knowledge of Roman and Judean history will wind up with a headache. Did we need it, though? There's plenty of room for the show -- its characters and stories -- to breathe.
Some characters kiss and drink socially. It picks up with Jesus' death and will chronicle the account in Acts of the building of the early church. Blu-ray copies of The Bible and A. Written by As a Christian, I have learned to never trust Hollywood with Bible stories. If I don't get to see the rest of Acts unfold in living color on my television screen next year, I might just cry.
Regardless, the storytelling and acting are so removed from anything believable that it only serves to shore up an evangelical base to rally around a mediocre at best tv movie. The Bible Continues is an epic story for the ages. One moment, you empathize with him — the next, he reveals what a self-serving brutal hypocrite he is. Pilate even throws in some domestic abuse, in case you forgot that he's mean. I have never seen a faith-based production on this scale before, and that for twelve weeks it was sharing the gospel on primetime television is astounding. Period clothes, particularly some of the more frayed and tattered ones, reveal exquisitely fine little textures.
For the first time ever, we see the centurion Cornelius with his family, in his home in Caesarea. Various character and cast details are examined, including interviews with key cast and footage from the set. I will never look at him the same way again. But when Peter is asked for salvation through Jesus Christ, Peter finally understands just how far they have come. I recommend this movie to all people even those that do not know the faith of Christians. The direction is fluid and involved though mostly allows the cast to tell the story and the story to build and sell itself.