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Set just before the start of Armageddon, the series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a Harvard professor whose daughter is murdered by satanists while McElhone stars as a nun who recruits Massey to help investigate whether what's told in the Book of Revelations is starting to come true. Seltzer and Polone with executive produce the project along with Pariah Television's Vivian Cannon and Jessika Borsiczky. Written by
Its been said, over and over and over, and now they said it again.
Nobody ever seems to note that such dramas even if they are well produced are a glamorization of the Church as if it was the ultimate adventure. I think David Seltzer is a good creative person as he did do The Omen films, but all in all I find his world view as it comes across in this mini series, as in The Omen films, to reek of spiritual pride. I am not someone who feels that organized religion like Christianity holds the keys to very much. I feel that this drama is indeed a dramatization of the importance of religion in humanities evolutionary process. I like to think that humanity is not as clued in to its ancient past as it likes to believe it is and that if humanity had more interest in science it would be a better world for everybody. To me this mini series is interesting but it is also a farce of sorts, that seeks to celebrate mans so called achievements as a species, achievements that I feel mankind has never achieved, like a clear and uncorrupted understanding of good and evil and an understanding of the Earth as a historic entity and a vehicle for the future higher evolution of sentient life. Imagine if civilization went back more than 50,000 years, and as each epoch passed more of the past was submerged by seawater, until all that was left was this clue or that hint. Then I think things become interesting, as no one group can claim to be the source of religion or civilization, because it all would have come from the same place, separated by time and tide. Lo the evil one has won the day-I mean what a bunch of hogwash...or no, wait, maybe he has, since most people will believe anything that gets sent their way on a DVD, on TV, or in a newspaper. Could have been more of a vision not just a regurgitation of the last chapters of the Bible. Yawn. Not real artistic vision.
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