As the Biblical Epics Roll Into Theaters, Remember This: Bela Lugosi Played Jesus…

Those eyes!

No. Really.

When? In 1909. Where? In a live Easter passion play, somewhere.

Dangerous Minds has the details.

You may now go one about your business.

Missing Rome, the Vatican, and Florence? Watch the First Twelve Minutes of “The Agony And The Ecstasy”

It’s streaming over at Netflix, now. It’s one of the many movies that I never got around to seeing until now. In the first twelve minutes, you see gorgeous shots of St. Peter’s Square, as well as narrated details on all of Michelangelo’s sculptures. Really, it’s like a personalized tour, the likes of which most of us will never experience.

As the narration ends, and the camera pans across the rainbow arcing above the dome of St. Peter’s, you may even decide to stick around and watch Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison play their parts as the artist, and the pontiff. Check out the trailer, [Read more...]

“Variety” Reports That 98% Of Religious Audiences Gave “Noah” A Thumbs Down UPDATED

“It’s raining, Weathers, and it’s all your fault!”

Shocked. Shocked, I am. That folks who actually know the account from Genesis are disappointed when folks who , you know, don’t, and make a film about it anyway, comes as no surprise to me. Or as Variety puts it,  [Read more...]

Benedict Cumberbatch Demonstrating The Stanislavsky Method.

But wait. What about Dr. Watson? [Read more...]

Have a Very Merry Rock n’ Roll Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner, so you all know what that means? Music, of course. And as the Christmas season lasts until the Feast of the Epiphany, I can cue up a few videos in advance of the celebration, and keep right on going with it well into the New Year. [Read more...]

Peter O’Toole, Requiescat In Pace

Say a prayer for the soul of a great (lapsed?) Catholic actor who had the unfortunate knack of being in great movies that came out at the same time as other great movies. As a result, see, Peter O’Toole, though nominated by the Academy eight times for Best Actor, was never awarded the Oscar for a performance.

Pity, that. [Read more...]

A Serious Message About The Film, “Delivery Man” UPDATED

…is contained in the flyer in the photograph below. [Read more...]

Your Chance To Be A Patron Of The Arts

Your favorite film producer here, with another opportunity to bring Christian Art That Does Not Suck™ to life.

About a year ago, see, there was a Kickstarter campaign for a situation comedy revolving around the life and times of, get this, a Roman Catholic Priest. The show is called Ordinary, and upon reaching their modest goal ($3,000), Timothy Quigley produced, directed, wrote, and starred in four episodes of what folks are calling the best Catholic oriented sitcom around. [Read more...]

Breck Girls? Eat Your Hearts Out…

There’s a new shampoo in town.

And a mane like that is one of the reasons why Loki can’t catch a break. The kids know. Roll clip, [Read more...]

Pope Francis Cancels Vatican Halloween Celebrations?!

Strike that. There are no Vatican Halloween celebrations. You’ve been tricked.

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