One Night With The King The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy.
What a satisfying movie
One Night With The King At first I thought it was going to be a disaster. I was not impressed with Tiffany Dupont early on. She was more of a 21st century character than a woman of 2500 years ago. She seemed silly and frivolous, and her dialog was ludicrous — but only in the first 10 minutes or so. She definitely matured and grew gracefully into the role of Queen Esther as the movie progressed — and fortunately her dialog improved as well.
I was very drawn into scenes that featured other actors from the beginning however. Each scene with Luke Goss was mesmerizing. He is a very charismatic actor and was perfectly cast as King Xerxes. I confess that I fell in love with this character and this actor. Another favorite was Tommy “Tiny” Lister, who stole scene after scene. There were some very funny, touching, and powerful scenes built around this mighty actor. What a wonderful performance. My next personal favorite was James Callis. He probably turned in the most stunning performance of all, and I truly think he deserves a best supporting Oscar for this captivating role. That won’t happen of course. No way that secular Hollywood will endorse this movie or praise this movie in any way — even though it’s deserved. So far, at least 75% of the reviews that I’ve read from the “professional” critics dish this movie. I think their reviews are being filtered though their bias and intolerance.
I’m a Christian, and I’m not a supporter or fan of Gen8x or TBN — but they finally got a movie right. Really right. And I hope it’s a huge success for them.
I loved this movie. It has everything…a beautiful love story, humor, intrigue, great acting, noble characters, dastardly villains. Plus the locale, costumes, and music are magnificent. I’ll go see it again…and again. I’m also going to buy the DVD as soon as it’s released. I’ll be thinking about this movie for some time to come. Doralynn