All Blog Posts Tagged 'Moses' (5)

Exodus: Entrances and Exits

For me, reviewing a movie based on religious document is much like reporting on any other film. Although I am not a believer in any god, when it comes to movies, of which I happen to be a big fan, I hold no bias artistically speaking. This past week I…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on December 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Another Passover, another celebration of non-deliverance; on not being a jerk

Imagine the religious principles which have, in fact, prevailed in the world. You will scarcely be persuaded that they are anything but sick men’s dreams.”



David Hume

Psrt I: The Non-Event

Another Passover is upon us. I’ve said just about all I can say about this holiday when Jews celebrate their founding myth, the…

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Added by Alan Perlman on April 18, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Say NO to "Noah"

Back in the day, a trip to my grandparents' row home in South Philly, for Passover or the Jewish New Year, was preceded by a family movie in Center City.  The theaters were huge and ornate -- not at all like your bare-bones cineplex; the movies were usually Biblical and always accompanied by chocolate covered cherries.

Of course, we saw Charlton Heston as Moses.  I think Ben-Hur got sneaked in there, as well as Israeli-themed movies like the heart-rending Exodus,…

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Added by Alan Perlman on March 22, 2014 at 2:23pm — 19 Comments

If only Moses had come down the mountain with one of these...

Joke from the Apple iPad announcement.





Here's a question: if God exists, why didn't he send down the Ten Commandments on a tablet like Apple's iPad instead of in stone form? That would have really knocked the socks off the Israelites.…



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Added by IAmTheBlog on January 29, 2010 at 11:24am — 3 Comments

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