"Moses communicates with a Yahweh who has taken the form of a preternaturally serene young boy." Sounds to me more like Dionysus or Apollo!
The Mosaic Law strictly prohibits creating visual images of God. Congratulations to Ridley Scott for managing to disrespect Moses and the Hebrew religion twice in one scene! First, by depicting God at all. Second, on drawing from Greco-Roman mythology for his imagery. Check out Ezekiel, Chapter One, for a Hebrew view of what God might look like.
The photo caption reads, "Christian Bale gets his gospel on..." Since when is Exodus part of the gospel?
This reviewer is a perfect example of the 'finds everything offensive' brigade'. I hope this reviewer stays home for the rest of her life as it is obvious she finds the world just too mean and oppressive.
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