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Movie Review: Son of God

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , on 02/28/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Diogo Morgado, Joe Wreddon, Darwin Shaw, Roma Downey, Amber Rose Reven,

Rated PG-13 intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence , Running time 138 minutes, Drama

Compare to: The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), The Jesus Film (1979)

When it comes to adaptions, I’m not sure if any book is more difficult to take on than stories in the Bible. Whether the viewer is a believer or not can have a major impact on how you appreciate the movie itself. In comparison, The Hunger Games movies may still be enjoyed by people who aren’t fans of the books.

How you felt about this movie from the trailer or even the poster, will determine exactly how you feel about this movie. Did it seem idiotic? Then that’s how you’ll feel about it. Did it look captivating or enthralling? Then that’s how you’ll feel when watching it. Did it seem like it had a powerful message wrapped in corniness? You get the idea. Continue reading