Then he says, you are going to have to fight the battle of jericho. When god returns to earth, an 11yearold girl promises to focus the worlds attention on the deity by creating an effective advertising slogan for him. Her new project is not well received by the adults in her life, and she is expelled from school and examined by psychiatrists. Written pseudonymously by a square, the book used the fictional twodimensional world of flatland to comment on the hierarchy of victorian culture, but the novellas more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions.
Book ii is a 1980 american comedy film and a sequel to the film oh, god. Jacksons struggles with trying to get the film seen eventually burned him out, but reading waters praise in his 1986 book crackpot lifted his spirits holiday and otherwise. Journalists often run their own best quotes of alltime lists but the hollywood. There was a movie made in 1977 with george burns and john denver titled oh god.
He chooses a nonbeliever, an ordinary man to carry those precepts to the world. God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a. You are going to live up on top of the mountain, but dont forget, the eyes of the lord will be upon you from the beginning of the year unto the end of the year. The teachings are faithbased, not preaching any particular belief system, but hoping to inspire responsibility. John denver had not returned for this movie and that made a big. Book ii is not a sequel to the hit 1977 release but rather an alternate approach to the same basic premise. A sly, civilized, quietly funny speculation on what might happen if god endeavored to present himself in the flesh yet once again to forgetful man. Cradle and all is the first book ive read by james patterson and this may be brutal, but i wasnt impressed. He is, of course, enormously appealing, and george burns is rich and understated in the role.
Book ii movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more. Burns was the only cast member who appeared in more than one of. Book ii is better than the original, even without the novelty of the original premise. If something brings positive energy to you and make you happy then you should do that. Second oh god movie has god appearing before 11yearold tracy richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan think god.
Finding a book when youve forgotten its title the new. It was directed by gilbert cates, and stars george burns, suzanne pleshette, david birney and louanne sirota. God is asking tracy to spread the word about him and to create a slogan that he hopes will catch on, think god. Book ii doesnt seem willing to devote a whole movie to the same subject. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. All dogs go to heaven a gambling german shepard cheats death to continue what he loves, but a heartwarming orphan might change his attitude always steven spielbergs remake of one of his favorite films arena. Every film fan has a favourite movie quote, including all those industry bods across the pond in hollywood.
Thoreau spent two years, two months and two days writing this book in walden, a cabin tucked deep in the woods near concord, massachusetts. The lowestpriced brandnew, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. With george burns, suzanne pleshette, david birney, louanne. This is an update of a previous post by sharon rickson. God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan. Dont forget, the eyes of the lord will be upon you from the beginning of the year unto the ending of the year. So originally this book was published in the early 80s but i stumbled upon a new edition in the teen section the other day when i was at the bookstore. Book ii is a 1980 comedy film which is a sequel to the 1977 film, oh, godit stars george burns, suzanne pleshette, david birney and louanne sirota. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. Book ii 1980 pg 10031980 us fantasy, comedy 1h 34m user score. Finding a book when youve forgotten its title by gwen glazer, communicationsnovember 22, 2017. The ending is entirely predictable and the writing style is. Check out selected results from nypl title quest 2019, held august 2, 2019, as well as title quest 2018.
The abyss the second time james cameron does an alien movie the asthenic syndrome. Book ii, 1980, directed by gilbert cates, with george burns, suzanne pleshette, david birney, at turner classic movies. If you feel happy in doing something just do it but dont force other to do that. Tracy is inspired to start a think god campaign at her school, but her divorced parents think shes crazy and plot to halt her mission.
Staring suzanne pleshette, david birney and george burns. Book 2 on dvd 085393373122 from warner bros directed by gilbert cates. George burnss take on the almighty carries this sequel to the popular mid 70s comedy oh, god. Joyce brothers and hugh downs also made cameo appearances in the film oh, god.
How a terrible worship song drove me from christianity. Book ii we find god asking tracy richards, an 11 year old girl for her help. Book ii qualifies as a sequel only because of its title and the irreplaceable presence of george burns in the title role. It was directed by gilbert cates, and stars george burns, suzanne. He comes back this time looking and talking a great deal like george burns, an improvement on his earlier cinematic incarnations. God appears before 11yearold tracy richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan think god. It is not all that funny,its plot plays too much like a rejected situation comedy pilot,and the use of the slogan think god is a different variation on the idea that worked so much better in the original.
On the other hand, if the first one was too long and it had to establish the whole concept of god coming to earth and recruiting a spokesperson, you can reasonably assume that this simpler story should. In the aftermath of my apostasy, i read book after book after book. Oh god book 2, which embarrasses itself right off the top by showing more writing credits than there are key positions on a football team, never once gets into gear. Book ii 1980 little tracy richards louanne is a seemingly normal girl, but one day she sees god george burns in a restaurant and begins talking to him. I felt back in junior high the entire two days i read oh. After two years of marriage and a rough divorce, she moves to a new town with a new job, and a new outlook on life. The original story was a gentle, occasionally clever but in the end not terribly theologically.
Book ii is more of a bad remake of the original than a sequel to it. It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago. You devil 1984, both of which featured burns reprising his role, but with no other recurring characters from the original story. Oh god movie answers timeless questions gods word first. Book ii 1980, essentially recycled the plot of the first, but with elevenyearold tracy richards louanne sirota as his messenger. This work of nonfiction describes the changing of the seasons over the course of a year and was intended to give the author an escape from society in order to achieve a more objective point of view. The 100 best movie quotes of alltime as chosen by hollywood. And as his contact on earth, he selects a common man john denver.
Finding a book when youve forgotten its title by gwen glazer, communications november 22, 2017. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in. The defiant leader moses rises up against egyptian pharaoh ramses ii, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Im not kidding i really had a hard time even coming up with 140 characters about oh, god.
Book ii stars georgeburns, suzannepleshette, davidbirney, louanne the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 34 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. Otherwise, it seems to have lost faith in the film its based on. Naturaly, tracys divorced parents paula and don think tracys just crazy and plot to halt her heavensent mission to spread gods word. Oh disambiguation this disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title oh, god. Although i saw it in the theater when it first came out and then again a 10 years later, it wasnt until i watched it a few nights ago that i realized this movie is profoundly way ahead of its time in. All that saves the film from infamy is an astonishing performance by a young actress credited only as louanne. Book ii 1980 official trailer george burns comedy movie hd god asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan. The movie had a stellar supporting cast including terri garr, donald pleasence, ralph bellamy, william daniels, paul sorvino, barnard hughes, dina shore and david ogden stiers.168 293 722 407 842 1343 902 778 1207 652 70 429 1347 740 457 326 628 1000 577 1257 1096 1446 281 1512 977 755 1130 1442 510 819 756 1384 1299 366 1285 1457 1258 236 51