At the Movies: A Schizophrenic Moses?
According to the Hollywood Reporter, actor Christian Bale has said of Moses, "I think the man was likely schizophrenic and was one of the most barbaric individuals that I ever read about in my life." This on the completion of his new film, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," wherein Oscar winner Bale played the man who led the Jews out of bondage and into the Promised Land. Having seen the epic and special effects-laden story of Moses, I can assure you that what you see in the theatrical trailer is what you get in the film –- one enormous computer-generated imagery (CGI) spectacle after another. Defiance, battles, and slow-motion splattering of blood are also plenteous in the film that opened Dec. 12. What there is little of is the true nature... Continue reading »