Episode 13: Swords AND Sandals? In This Economy?

Link to the show: Young Adult Movie Ministry Episode 13 on Substack
Release date: October 5, 2020

Movie of the Week

The Ten Commandments (1956), directed by Cecil B. DeMille
[Digital rental on Amazon | iTunes | YouTube]

Special Guest

Caitlin Mae Burke is the supervising producer of Field of Vision’s IF/Then Shorts initiative and producer of more than 20 movies including We Could Be King (2014).

Other Mentions

  • “Is Duck Clean Meat?” (article discussing whether duck is kosher according to the Old Testament. This article wasn’t mentioned, but Sam asked whether ducks were mentioned in the Bible and I couldn’t resist looking it up. As far as I can tell, ducks are not mentioned in the Bible.)
  • Noah and the Jews” (column in the Jewish Standard about Darren Aronofsky’s movie as midrash. Sam and Alissa didn’t mention this column but did talk about how this movie pulled a lot from Jewish tradition.)
  • Martha Graham (dancer and choreographer)
  • Calculon on Futurama
  • War for the Planet of the Apes (strong Moses themes…)
  • Paranormal Lockdown (a show about ghosts that Caitlin produced)
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