The Book of Revelation

505 WordsJan 28, 20182 Pages
In the book of Revelation, the end of the world is foretold. The different elements of the Apocalypse (described in Revelation) fire, brimstone, war, famine, pestilence, and death are all indicatives of chaos within the world. Rapture-Palooza is a prime example of a movie that has great concept behind it, but struggles to actually contribute factual information regarding The Book of Revelation. The ideas of these kinds of movies are so absurd that you’re immediately drawn in; people desire these kinds of movies. Especially Bible teachers I’m sure. In the end, the finished product is more than a footnote on a summer screen that includes better apocalyptic films like This is the End, The World’s End, It’s a Disaster, and 2012 which is a shame, because it has an incredible cast unlike the rest of them. Lindsey (Anna Kendrick) and Ben (John Francis Daley) are a young couple living in Seattle. They enjoy bowling together and one night something strange occurs: the Rapture. As in, the biblical Rapture, where all the believers are sucked up into Heaven for an eternity of happiness with God, while the rest of us are left on Earth to fend for ourselves, coping with all the fun games the Book of Revelation has in store for us. This includes swarms of foul- mouthed crows, locusts that follow you around screaming “suffer,” and, of course, occasional rain with a slight chance of blood. As you can imagine, this would be terrible to tolerate but the two deal with it, going about their
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