Video Review

...And God Spoke

EW's GRADE
A

Details Genre: Comedy; With: Michael Riley and Stephen Rappaport

You know you're dealing with divinely inspired genius the second a bearded, tablet-toting Soupy Sales appears atop a rocky peak as Moses. But writer-director Arthur Borman's mockumentary about two pretentious filmmakers staging a low-budget biblical epic is absurdly sacrilegious even beyond its kitschy cast (which includes the Hulk's Lou Ferrigno as Cain and The Brady Bunch's Eve Plumb as Noah's wife). It's the exception among parody films — every joke hits a bull's-eye. From a last-minute budget crisis that can accommodate only eight disciples to the jaunty polka score, ...And God Spoke would be an unabsolvable sin to miss. A

Originally posted Jan 20, 1995 Published in issue #258 Jan 20, 1995 Order article reprints