Okay, in your opinion which film is the better movie based on the biblical moses. Please, don't turn this topic into a theological discussion about religion, as this thread is made purely to debate which film is better. Nothing else. Anyway, here's the criteria's to judge by:
Best Moses? Val Kilmer or Charleton Heston and why?
Best supporting cast, and why?
Best interpretation of god, and why? As I said before, I don't want to see this thread turned into a debate over religion, as this thread is made purely for the sole purpose of debating which film is better, and nothing else.
Best Pharoah? Which film had the more interesting antagonist and why?
And finally, which film had the better story, and which would you say is the best overall?
Again, this thread is made solely to debate which film is the best between the two, and nothing else. Got it? Okay, I hope you all have fun debating this. Thanks.
It has been a long time since I've seen either film and can honestly say that I only caught parts of the musical, but I'll dredge back those memories and try to respond the best I can. What I can recall about he musical was all the added on cinema fare that didn't belong with a play. They didn't do it with Into the Woods, it wasn't needed there.
Best Moses: I hate Charlston Heston and I'm unbending in my distate for him, which is unfair. C'est la vie. So, I'm going to have to go with Val Kilmer, who wasn't great, but at least he was thin at the time.
Best Supporting cast: Yul Brenner was great, as always, in the original. I just rechecked on Youtube, because I couldn't recall who was in the musical and who do I see...Adam Lambert...geez louise, I totally didn't know that was him! Wow.
I'm going to have to go with The Musical. I hated the cutting and extra shots they added in. It wasn't necessary, but I'm a Glambert and that changes everything.
I'm going to rewatch the Musical now, so maybe that will change. But my distate for Heston probably won't so there you go.
Oh, by the way, I couldn't stand the cartoon version. Don't ask why, my cousin told me I was a bad catholic for not liking it. Eh.
As to keeping true to the bible account, the Heston version was better. the cartoon was made for children and thus edited out some of the more adult themed things.
I thought Val Kilmer did good playing Moses/God in the cartoon. I enoyed it for what it was but if I was going to pick bones about it, which we all know I like to do, I could.
The supporting cast in the cartoon was smaller if i remember right which makes it easier for it to be better I think because they have to carry a larger load of the story.
The visual effects for the cartoon version of God was astounding, the burning bush, the angel of death everything. I loved it. The parting waters got me, I will be honest. The whale swimming always takes my breath.
I might be biast though, having 5 kids and a faith based home means that this kid friendly version of the story is the one I see more often. The kids like it alot and my girls loved Michelle Phifer's character with her tough attitude.
My boy Ralph was an excellent Pharoh!! He did great! Yul Brenner is a great actor, someone who could have easily given a great performence as a voice actor as he did with his visual pressence.
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