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‘The Ten’ (commandments) return to the big screen as a comedy


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/the_ten_commandments_return_to_the_big_screen_as_a_comedy_20070727

The Ten Commandments have been around for a long, long time. Ever since the 13th Century B.C.E., to be exact. Yet in all this time there have only been two major live theatrical motion pictures made about them; the 1923 silent version and the 1956 epic starring Charlton Heston, both directed by Cecil B. DeMille. But neither one of them had many laughs. Now, after 3,000 years, writer/director David Wain has delivered unto the world a scathingly funny and irreverent take on the commandments in his new film "The Ten."

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