Movie Mom

Movie Mom


The Bible: Now on DVD

posted by Nell Minow
B
Lowest Recommended Age:4th - 6th Grades
MPAA Rating:NR
Profanity:Mild language
Nudity/Sex:Some sexual references
Alcohol/Drugs:Wine
Violence/Scariness:Some violence including murder and crucifixion
Diversity Issues:Diverse characters
Movie Release Date:April 2, 2013
DVD Release Date:April 2, 2013

The hit television series is now available on DVD.

“Audiences embraced The Bible in numbers and with passion we never could have anticipated,” producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett said the morning after the finale aired on Easter. “What a great statement for American television viewers to make for the last five weeks:  More than 100 million of them chose stories of God’s deep and sacrificial love for all of us over anything else on cable or broadcast networks. It proves once again why the Bible is called the greatest story ever told.”

Featuring hours of never before seen behind-the-scenes footage and making-of featurettes in a stunning high bit rate HD transfer and immersive 5.1 audio, the Blu-ray and DVD exclusively feature an all-new cut of the miniseries.

Narrated by Emmy winning actor Keith David, The Bible features an international cast including Portuguese actor, Diogo Morgado as Jesus Christ and producr Roma Downey as Mother Mary.  And for the first time since their award winning collaboration on Gladiator, Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Hans Zimmer reunites with acclaimed vocalist Lisa Gerrard to create the musical backdrop for this epic production.

The four-disc Blu-ray and DVD set dives deeper into the making of the series and features a behind-the-scenes look at how the groundbreaking docudrama came together.  Interviews with producers, directors, and cast illustrate creative collaboration on-set and off and show how the remarkable Moroccan scenery was transformed into the world of the Bible.

Special features include:

·         The Bible: Genesis – With Mark Burnett and Roma Downey as guides, we discover how the team approached the daunting task of filming the stories of the Bible

 

·         The Cast of The Bible

 

·         The Bible: Creation – A three-part journey through the making of the miniseries

 

o   Creation I: The Vision, The Look – Discover the vision of producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett in this behind-the-scenes look at how it was created.

 

o   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

 

o   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

 

·         Believing in Miracles – The cast and crew tell their stories

 

·         The Bible: Visual Effects

 



  • http://Bible monica Lopez

    I really liked this mini series and I would love to be in the contest to win the DVD.

  • http://bible Richard Shaw

    I loved this series. I was going to purchase a copy for daughter, then I heard your offer and thought I would send you a post. Thank you.

    • Nell Minow

      Thanks, Richard and Monica! To enter the contest, send an email to moviemom@moviemom.com with “Bible” in the subject line. Good luck!

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Jeffrie Ursin

    I would like a free copy of the bible in DVD that you said you were giving away

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Janice VandeVelde

    Was not able to view the whole series, family in hospital, so I would like to see the movie in it’s entirety. Would appreciate you considering me for the DVD give away. Thank you for the information you provide for families .

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Alisha Hauf

    Hey we heard about your bible series giveaway. We never were able to finish watching it and would love to have the opportunity.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Emmanuel Kofi Frimpong

    please i heard about you giving away Bible series and would love to have some of your dvd’s please.

    • Nell Minow

      I am sorry you are too late this time, Mr. Frimpong, but keep checking as I have more giveaways all the time.

Previous Posts

Gone Girl's Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike delivers a stunning breakthrough performance in this week's "Gone Girl." She's been a favorite of mine for a long time, for her elegant voice and precise acting choices. It's a good

posted 8:00:23am Sep. 30, 2014 | read full post »

Telling Time in "All That Jazz"
One of my favorite writers provides insights into one of my favorite (if flawed) movies -- Matt Zoller Seitz created a beautiful video essay about Bob Fosse's autobiographical "All That Jazz" for the Criterion Edition, and then they were unable to use it due to rights problems with the movie clips h

posted 3:19:48pm Sep. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Tomorrow on PBS: The Makers: Comedy
Be sure to tune in to PBS tomorrow night for what is sure to be one of the highlights from one of the all-time best series on PBS: "The Makers," the story of women in America.  Tomorrow's episode is about women in comedy. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHxHMgSF7UI[/youtube]

posted 8:00:45am Sep. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Tomorrow on HBO: "The Fifty Year Argument" -- Scorsese on The New York Review of Books
Once upon a time, there was no internet. And instead of bloggers and pundits and tweets we had something called public intellectuals, people who read widely, thought deeply, and wrote long, passionate, carefully reasoned, thoroughly documented and beautifully written articles about the important is

posted 3:59:26pm Sep. 28, 2014 | read full post »

FREE Tickets to "The Good Lie" on Sept 30, 2014 in DC!
Based on a true story, "The Good Lie" is about young survivors of the brutal civil war in Sudan, which began in 1983.  These children traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety.  Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3600 lost boys and girls to America.  Pla

posted 11:50:22am Sep. 28, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.