“Talk About the Passions”

Discovered at David Hudson's IFC blog:Joshua Land at Moving Image Source writes about The Passion of the Christ and The Last Temptation of Christ: Considering the tremendous importance of Jesus to many millions, it's understandable that supporters and opponents of [Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader's 'The Last Temptation of Christ' (1988) and Mel Gibson's 'The Passion of the Christ' (2004)] were often more interested in what they wanted to see in these works than in what their makers … [Read more...]

Roger Ebert Remembers “The Last Temptation of Christ”

Congratulations to my friend Steven D. Greydanus. His review of The Passion of the Christ was persuasive for Roger Ebert when that film was released. Now, his review of The Last Temptation has proven useful to Ebert as well. There's a reason that Greydanus is my favorite writer among Christians who review movies. He's really, really good.Ebert: The film is indeed technically blasphemous. I have been persuaded of this by a thoughtful essay by Steven D. Greydanus of the National Catholic R … [Read more...]


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