The Bible: The Epic Miniseries {#Review}

Thursday, April 04, 2013 AnnMarie Brown 0 Comments

On on Blu-Ray and DVD

The Bible is one of the best miniseries I have watched in a long while. It includes 10 hours of the television series on Blu-Ray and DVD. The Bible first premiered on the History Channel in the spring.

I really enjoyed seeing the stories of the Bible come to life on the screen and I love that the stories were brought into many homes for everyone to watch. The Bible is now available to be purchased on DVD and Blu-Ray. 

This Blu-ray and DVD offers audiences will be captivated by the special features, including:
~The Bible: Genesis – With Mark Burnett and Roma Downey as our guides, we discover how the team approached the daunting task of filming the stories of the Bible.                          
~The Cast of The Bible – Highlighting the international cast, we join Mark and Roma on their search for the perfect actors to bring the characters from the Bible to life
The Bible: Creation – A three-part journey through the making of THE BIBLE
Creation I: The Vision, The Look – Discover the vision of producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett in this behind-the-scenes look at how THE BIBLE was created including the incredible team, beautiful location, high-quality production and superb costume design
Creation II: Production Stories – An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the challenges faced by the production - including the supernatural experiences with snakes on set – plus Diogo’s approach to portraying who he has called the most complex figure in human history
Creation III: Crucified & Resurrected – A deeper look into the emotional filming of the crucifixion, resurrection and the last days in Morocco
~Scoring The Bible – A rare look into the recording session for the soundtrack of THE BIBLE with genius composer Hans Zimmer and award-winning soloist Lisa Gerrard
~Believing in Miracles – The cast and crew relive the moments that happened while filming in the deserts of Morocco
~The Bible: Visual Effects – A montage of the striking visual effects that make THE BIBLE the most high-quality Biblical epic of all time
Here are some other great Biblical classics you may want to enjoy this Easter season:

Ben Hur
This epic film follows Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston), a rich Jewish prince who is betrayed and sent into slavery by his Roman friend Messala (Stephen Boyd). The prince somehow survives and returns to Jerusalem in the hopes of finding his family and exacting revenge on his one-time friend. This biblical tale won 11 Academy Awards in 1960 including Best Picture.

Passion of the Christ
Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ depicts the last twelve hours of Jesus’ life, including the betrayal and crucifixion. The film begins in the Garden of Gethsemane and follows Jesus as he is arrested, tried and sentenced to death on the cross. The film holds nothing back and includes a graphic and disturbing depiction of Jesus being tortured and whipped. This intense depiction of Jesus’ final hours was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Original Score.

The Prince of Egypt
This 1998 DreamWorks animation tells the story of Moses, a Hebrew who becomes an Egyptian prince, only to flee Egypt and return to free the Hebrew people. This film about power and plagues had an all-star cast.

I give it 4.5 out of 5. 

The Bible is NOW available on BluRay and DVD!

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