Thursday, January 7, 2016

REVIEW: The Brand New Testament


“What if God was one of us?
Just a slob like one of us?
Just a stranger on the bus
Trying to make His way home?”

The above lyrics are of course taken from Joan Osborne’s hit song “One of Us”, released in 1995. The tune easily comes to mind while watching "The Brand New Testament", an irreverent biblical satire from Belgian director Jaco Van Dormael. In this high concept comedy, Obsorne’s lyrics seem to have inspired this story about a God who isn’t as glorious as we think.

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