The new, improved, less-violent Passion of the Christ

Mel Gibson has cut five minutes of violence from The Passion of the Christ and is bringing this "special edition" to theatres.So, is this the "Director's Cut"? The "Lacerated Edition"? The "Flogged Version"? … [Read more...]

How to Watch The Passion

Some of the best words about The Passion of the Christ that I've ever read. … [Read more...]

Should Christian Critics Be Applauding Certain Oscar Contenders?

UPDATE: Okay, I admit, I posted a somewhat reactionary entry earlier after reading Barbara Nicolosi's post about the Oscars today at Church of the Masses. I'm a big Barbara Nicolosi fan, even though I don't always agree with her, and today's post just rubbed me the wrong way. So, to make up for my disrespect to Barbara, I'm going to re-word this post, since Barbara's been gracious enough to clarify...-Act One screenwriting guru and blogger Barbara Nicolosi is on the attack today, … [Read more...]

Oscar Abominations 2005

THE OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2005: Click here.Isn't it interesting that 1 of The Passion's three nominations is for an "original score" that was largely plagiarized from Peter Gabriel's soundtrack for The Last Temptation of Christ?Here are a few more Oscar abominations: … [Read more...]

“Re-Viewing the Passion”

If you are at all interested in the plight of artists seeking to contribute serious religious art in the arena of mainstream art and entertainment, I encourage you to check out this new book of essays on Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. … [Read more...]

Three Reflections on The Passion, Post-Hubbub

In the latest issue of SPU's Response, Todd Rendleman, film instructor, and Rob Wall, professor of the Christian Scriptures, join me in offering reflections on The Passion of the Christ now that the hubbub has died down. … [Read more...]

‘Passion’ DVD on the way…

Mel Gibson's Icon Productions plans to unveil the video release of "The Passion of the Christ" on Aug. 31. It'll cost you... … [Read more...]


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