My article on depictions of Mary in the movies — which cites both versions of Ben-Hur (1925, 1959), The King of Kings (1927), King of Kings (1961), The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964), Jesus of Nazareth (1977), Jesus (1979), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Passion of the Christ (2004), Color of the Cross and The Nativity Story, among others — is now up at CT Movies.
Mary in the movies — the article’s up!
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Peter T. Chattaway was the regular film critic for BC Christian News from 1992 to 2011. In addition to his award-winning film column for that paper, his news and opinion pieces have appeared in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today, Bible Review and the Vancouver Sun. He has also contributed essays to the books Re-Viewing The Passion: Mel Gibson’s Film and Its Critics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’s The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years on (Continuum, 2005) and The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film (De Gruyter, 2016).