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Son of God: In Theaters February 28
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Posted on 02/02/2014 10:18:31 AM PST by GonzoII

From the award-winning producers of the record-breaking miniseries The Bible, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, comes Son of God, the larger-than-life story of The New Testament, to be released by 20th Century Fox on February 28, 2014. Son of God is a major motion picture that brings the life of Jesus Christ to the big screen like never before.

Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar®- winner Hans Zimmer. Award-winning actor Diogo Morgado portrays Jesus as the film spans from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

The movie is action-packed with special effects, powerful acting, and beautiful cinematography. It marks the first major motion picture about Jesus' life since Passion of the Christ, released ten years ago...

(Excerpt) Read more at sharesonofgod.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Charismatic Christian; Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Mainline Protestant; Ministry/Outreach; Orthodox Christian
KEYWORDS: christ; jesus; jesuschrist; movies; sonofgod
Son Of God | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX
1 posted on 02/02/2014 10:18:31 AM PST by GonzoII
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To: GonzoII
"the larger-than-life story"

"The Giver of life story"

Fixed it.

2 posted on 02/02/2014 10:24:07 AM PST by GonzoII ("If the new crime be, to believe in God, let us all be criminals" -Sheen)
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To: GonzoII

I hope hubby will take me to see it.


3 posted on 02/02/2014 10:27:03 AM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Salamander

For the first time since Gibson’s The Passion Mrs. fella and I may actually break our oaths and enter a movie house.


4 posted on 02/02/2014 10:38:57 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

God were my eyes wet watching The Passion! Was very difficult.


5 posted on 02/02/2014 10:39:55 AM PST by bicyclerepair (TERM LIMITS TERM LIMITS TERM LIMITS)
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To: GonzoII

Their Bible series was so full of false information, I wonder how they will murder the facts in this production.


6 posted on 02/02/2014 11:10:37 AM PST by CdMGuy
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To: GonzoII

Just added this to the Saved portion of my Netflix queue. They don’t list a release date for home viewing. Maybe May or June.

Hope this movie will be seen by millions.


7 posted on 02/02/2014 12:00:02 PM PST by upchuck (Stop this abuse now! Get behind Convention of States: http://bit.ly/1ak1Iz9)
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To: GonzoII

I saw a preview of this movie when I saw, “Lone Survivor”. It looks good, I’ll probably go see it.


8 posted on 02/02/2014 12:19:46 PM PST by Ticonderoga34
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To: bicyclerepair

We watch the DVD of “The Passion” around Easter.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 12:25:51 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: bicyclerepair

Mine too, I believe I cried through the entire film.

Have it here on DVD and still cry like a baby.

It was the only film where my 90 year old Father actually confessed that perhaps Jesus truly was the Son of God, for no man could endure what he did. It was a breakthrough :)


10 posted on 02/02/2014 12:26:11 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: CdMGuy
"Their Bible series was so full of false information..."

I saw some "artistic liberties" taken, but nothing that contradicted scripture, (I mean, we all realize Noah probably didn't have a Scottish accent....).

11 posted on 02/02/2014 12:30:16 PM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: GonzoII

Watched the trailer. Wish they had cast an average-looking Middle Easterner for the title role, rather than a handsome white guy ...


12 posted on 02/02/2014 12:38:41 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: CdMGuy
Their Bible series was so full of false information, I wonder how they will murder the facts in this production.

I watched the whole series...I found very little, if any false information...

Care to clarify...

13 posted on 02/02/2014 12:46:41 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: CdMGuy

Two different opinions posted here. Yours and one from a non-Catholic.

I believe yours — and would not spend my money to go watch it in a theater or even buy a DVD.

The Passion of The Christ told the truth — I’ll stick with that and be contented.


14 posted on 02/02/2014 12:52:50 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: CdMGuy

I’ve heard they stick very close to the original texts. Born on Krypton, his parents reluctant to send him to earth...


15 posted on 02/02/2014 12:56:07 PM PST by ShasheMac (Be still and know that I am God. Psa;m 46:10)
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To: Salvation
Two different opinions posted here. Yours and one from a non-Catholic.

Dumb Protestant question here...

In what way would a Catholic version be different?

Catholics do believe in the Biblical narrative of Christ being the Son of God..I presume?

16 posted on 02/02/2014 1:02:16 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Popman

It would have a lot more details in it that have been revealed to Blesseds and Saints.

Did you see The Passion of the Christ?


17 posted on 02/02/2014 1:10:45 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation
Did you see The Passion of the Christ?

Of course...it was obviously made from a Catholic perspective...I still thought it is the most powerful movie made on the life of Christ...

lot more details in it that have been revealed to Blesseds and Saints.

Humm...those are not in Scripture...

I'm not saying they aren't valid at least to a Catholic, but the series the movie is based on is from the Four Gospels...not on Catholic Church teaching

18 posted on 02/02/2014 1:21:42 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Popman

If it is made on the Gospels, then why are there differing opinions about it?


19 posted on 02/02/2014 1:26:21 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation
If it is made on the Gospels, then why are there differing opinions about it?

Good question...You tell me?

Catholics (at least on this thread) seem to have a problem with this version...because it did not contain extra Biblical Catholic teaching...

20 posted on 02/02/2014 1:44:54 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: GonzoII

How is this different from the “Jesus” film that’s been out for years? That’s a good, stick-to-the-text presentation of the Gospel.


21 posted on 02/02/2014 2:19:05 PM PST by Tax-chick (... for the good of all of us, except the ones who are dead ...)
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To: CdMGuy
I wonder how they will murder the facts in this production.

The first endorsement listed is from Joel Olsteen. That is not a good sign. The rest of the endorsements do not inspire any confidence.

22 posted on 02/02/2014 3:51:06 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: fella

I hadn’t been in a theater since E.T. until The Passion.

I’ve probably gone twice since then.

I hate theaters.

Something about the darkness and the screen curvature gives me vertigo.

But this, I’d go see.


23 posted on 02/02/2014 4:14:10 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: GonzoII
From the award-winning producers of the record-breaking miniseries The Bible, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, comes Son of God, the larger-than-life story of The New Testament, to be released by 20th Century Fox on February 28, 2014

I'm sure it's going to be good < / sarc>

24 posted on 02/02/2014 4:38:18 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Salamander

I’m saddened to see the sectarian attacks on this thread I can see the hand of The Dark One there. Not the currant POTUS but the one he serves.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 4:39:00 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: fella

Ignore it.

Go see the movie.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 4:46:38 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Tax-chick
How is this different from the “Jesus” film that’s been out for years? That’s a good, stick-to-the-text presentation of the Gospel.

Speaking of which, "The Jesus Film" (as it's called now) is being released on blu-ray in April.

27 posted on 02/02/2014 5:19:39 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Salvation

The Bible miniseries was pretty good. Where the Passion focuses well on the Passion, Son of God is more like a King of Kings or Greatest Story Ever Told encompassing the entire ministry of Christ.

The producers are married. The lady is Irish and Catholic who used to star on Touched by an Angel series.


28 posted on 02/02/2014 8:11:04 PM PST by redleghunter
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To: Popman; Salvation; daniel1212; metmom; boatbums; CynicalBear; Iscool

The interesting point is the producers are married. The wife is the actress Roma Downey who is Roman Catholic. She and her husband wanted to stay close to the text. The husband is the producer for Survivor Mark Burnett. Burnett is described as a Christian and I could not verify a denomination. More info here:

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/mar/03/entertainment/la-et-st-the-bible-history-survivor-20130303

I thought the miniseries was good. Unless you get one of those verse by verse movies, you will always deal with truncation and added drama or events out of chronological order. No different in The Bible series and am sure Son of God will no doubt have its cuts.

If folks are looking for the verse by verse type of Gospel movie then here is a good one:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0301359/combined


29 posted on 02/02/2014 8:41:44 PM PST by redleghunter
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To: Alex Murphy

Thanks. We still have a VHS tape, I think!


30 posted on 02/03/2014 2:24:01 AM PST by Tax-chick (... for the good of all of us, except the ones who are dead ...)
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To: redleghunter
Here some more good vids:

Regeneration v. The Idolatry of Decisional "Evangelism" (Paul Washer)

Into His Arms

Flywheel

31 posted on 02/03/2014 5:37:01 AM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: redleghunter
Forget this one: Charles Spurgeon Movie

It seems these are legal uploads, which is what i want them to be if i watch them.

32 posted on 02/03/2014 5:40:01 AM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: Popman
Catholics do believe in the Biblical narrative of Christ being the Son of God..I presume?

Didn't get an answer on that one did ya???

33 posted on 02/03/2014 7:23:45 AM PST by Iscool
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To: daniel1212

Thanks! Never knew there was a Spurgeon movie.


34 posted on 02/03/2014 11:28:12 AM PST by redleghunter
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To: redleghunter
And here is another tear jerker Christian movie
35 posted on 02/04/2014 6:52:16 AM PST by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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