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  • Chris Daughtry - Wake Me Up Inside, from "The Passion" 2016

    07/18/2017 3:09:55 PM PDT · by NFHale · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 29, 2016 | Evanesence
    Chris Daughtry as Judas in "The Passion" from 2016. His version of Evanescence' "Wake Me Up Inside" is simply stunning.
  • Mel Gibson confirms 'Passion of the Christ' sequel

    09/02/2016 7:52:31 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    Mel Gibson confirmed he's working on a sequel to his 2004 film "Passion of the Christ." "And you know, it's not the 'Passion 2.' It's called 'The Resurrection,'" Gibson told evangelist Greg Laurie at SoCal Harvest, according to Gibson explained that the sequel will focus on Jesus' resurrection. "Of course, that's a very big subject and it needs to be looked at because we don't want to just do a simple rendering of it — you know, read what happened," the actor added. "Passion of the Christ" screenwriter Randall Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter that "there's a lot more...
  • The Passion now on Fox

    03/20/2016 5:32:56 PM PDT · by mrpotatohead · 119 replies
    Anyone watching "The Passion" right now on Fox? Amazing that anything Christian is found on TV today. I am pleasantly surprised with the show so far. I'm sure it will have it's critics, but at least the Good News of Jesus is being spread.
  • "The Passion" on Fox

    03/21/2016 6:19:44 PM PDT · by BobNative · 20 replies
    Self interest | March 21, 2016 | Self
    Did anyone watch "The Passion" on Fox last night? Comments please.
  • 24 Reasons The Passion Of The Christ And Man Of Steel Are The Same Movie (Video)

    04/02/2015 3:05:02 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 12 replies ^ | 4-2-2015 | Jamie Lovett
    The idea of using Superman as a Christ-like narrative figure is not a new one, but a video released online tries to show how his latest film incarnation, Man of Steel, really drives that idea home. So much so that Man of Steel and The Passion of the Christ may basically be the same movie. The theory and video is posited by YouTube user Couch Tomato, who lists 24 reasons why they’re the same. The films actually play side-by-side as he describes them both at once.
  • Brazil actor playing Judas dies from accidental hanging

    04/23/2012 10:57:02 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    BBC News ^ | April 23, 2012
    A Brazilian actor has died after accidentally hanging himself while playing Judas in an Easter Passion play. Tiago Klimeck, 27, was enacting the suicide of Judas during the performance on Good Friday in the city of Itarare. The actor was hanging for four minutes before fellow performers realised something was wrong. Klimeck was taken to hospital suffering from cerebral hypoxia but died on Sunday. The Passion play was being performed in Itarare, 345km (214 miles) west of Sao Paulo. Klimeck was re-enacting the scene in which Judas commits suicide in repentance for his betrayal of Jesus Christ. Police are investigating...
  • Italian friend: 'Dear Mel Gibson! Why did you stain 'The Passion' with your ugly racism?'

    04/15/2012 3:42:47 AM PDT · by Milagros · 27 replies
    The following is from an Italian penpal: --- Mel Gibson accused of violent and anti-Jewish rants The script Eszterhas wrote for Mel Gibson is entitled " The MacCabees '," a project Gibson initiated after facing an earlier round of anti-semitism charges. Gibson.. Eszterhas: Mel Gibson hates Jews; wanted to murder Oksana Eszterhas writes: “You said the Holocaust was ‘mostly a lot of horses—.’ You said the Torah made reference to the sacrifice of Christian babies and infants. When I told you that you were confusing the Torah with The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, ... you insisted ‘it’s in...
  • The Passion of Christ, in a Rio favela

    04/25/2011 8:34:15 AM PDT · by Cardhu
    AFP ^ | April 25th 2011
    In Rio’s notorious City of God favela, the passion play performed this Easter speaks to its audience -- with Christ as a preacher in the slums with his drug dealer friends who is"betrayed" by a crooked cop- Video Duration: 02:09
  • Barf alert: The Good News About Mel Gibson

    07/18/2010 12:17:48 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 16 replies · 1+ views
    NY Times ^ | 6/16/10 | Frank Rich
    FOR Fourth of July weekend fireworks, even Macy’s couldn’t top the spittle-spangled eruptions of Mel Gibson. The clandestine recordings of his serial audio assaults on his gal pal were instant Web and cable-TV sensations — at once a worthy rival to Hollywood’s official holiday releases and a compelling sequel to his fabled anti- Semitic rant of 2006. A true showman, Gibson offered vitriol for nearly all tastes, aiming his profane fusillade at women, blacks and Latinos alike. The invective was tied together by a domestic violence subplot worthy of “Lethal Weapon.” There was even a surprise comic coda, courtesy of...
  • Texas church bans child's photograph of Passion

    03/20/2010 12:29:38 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 13 replies · 687+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 20 | LINDA STEWART BALL
    DALLAS (AP) -- Some find Jackson Potts II's photograph of a nightstick-wielding policeman beating a fallen, bleeding child violent and offensive, conjuring images of police brutality and child abuse. But to Jackson, a talented 10-year-old Houston photographer, and a cadre of art lovers, the disturbing image has religious symbolism. Jackson shot the photograph for an exhibit depicting the Stations of the Cross, but the show's organizers rejected it, sparking a controversy some say is overshadowing remembrance of Jesus' final hours during the season of Lent. Jackson was the only child among 15 artists invited to participate in the exhibit.
  • "Passion" star Caviezel injured in motorcycle crash

    07/18/2009 11:23:02 AM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 25 replies · 1,427+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 17, 2009 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Passion of the Christ" star James Caviezel suffered minor injuries while riding his motorcycle in Washington state when he struck a bicycle thrown by a pedestrian, authorities said on Friday. Caviezel was driving his 2006 Harley-Davidson Thursday along a highway, when a man walking along the road threw a bicycle into the actor's path, said Richard Magnussen, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol. "There's no relationship between these guys at all, (Caviezel) just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time," Magnussen told Reuters. Caviezel was unable to avoid the bicycle...
  • With Great Passion

    02/02/2009 5:01:20 PM PST · by MartinaMisc · 4 replies · 607+ views
    Human Events ^ | 2/2/09 | D. R. Tucker
    Five years after its release, what is the legacy of The Passion of the Christ? Mel Gibson’s blockbuster about the Crucifixion of Jesus was a culture-war touchstone when it opened on February 25, 2004. The Passion was in the right place at the right time: it opened in the midst of a divisive Presidential campaign and a heated debate about whether domestic and international forces—secularism at home and extremism abroad—would nullify Christianity as a potent force in the world. The Passion had a tremendous influence on that debate. It is undeniable that the film played a crucial role in George...
  • With Adoption of Second Disabled Child Jim Caviezel Makes Good on Pro-Life Convictions

    04/29/2008 9:30:28 PM PDT · by Between the Lines · 18 replies · 10,416+ views
    Life Site News ^ | April 29, 2008 | Hilary White
    im Caviezel, the star of the blockbuster film The Passion of the Christ, told an interviewer that he had been challenged by a friend who was not pro-life to live up to his professed pro-life convictions and adopt a disabled child. The friend told Caviezel that if he did that, then he would change to the pro-life position. When Caviezel and his wife, Kerri, went to China to adopt not one, but eventually two orphans suffering from brain tumours, the friend reneged on the deal. Caviezel, however, said, "It didn't matter to me because the joy that we had from...
  • Gibson Wants No 'Passion' Disclosure

    04/04/2008 9:52:38 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 11 replies · 242+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Apr. 03 2008 | The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mel Gibson, who's being sued by a writer over payment for the "The Passion of the Christ" screenplay, wants to keep financial information about the blockbuster movie out of the public eye. Benedict Fitzgerald claimed in his February lawsuit that Gibson misled him into accepting a small payment for writing the script by saying the movie would cost between $4 million and $7 million. Fitzgerald, who shared screenwriting credits with Gibson, claimed he agreed to "a salary substantially less than what he would have taken had he known the true budget for the film," which the...
  • Bella the movie: next Passion of the Christ?

    10/23/2007 10:37:37 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 19 replies · 459+ views
    Renew America ^ | 10/22/2007 | J. Matt Barber
    Bella, an independent film staring Mexican superstar Eduardo Verástegui, is scheduled for limited release in theatres on October 26. The movie, an inspirational drama set in modern-day New York, has what America's been asking for but what Hollywood refuses to give. Having won the People's Choice Award at last year's Toronto Film Festival, you'd think major Hollywood distribution companies would be crawling over one another for a crack at the film. But such is not the case. Bella's central theme puts a premium on the value of human life — including life in the womb — and that is a...
  • Reiner: Gibson must acknowledge "Passion" was anti-Semitic

    08/25/2006 5:26:34 PM PDT · by Hal1950 · 60 replies · 1,356+ views
    Asssociated Press ^ | Aug. 25, 2006
    (AP) Mel Gibson's apology for making drunken anti-Semitic remarks isn't enough to redeem him, actor-producer Rob Reiner said. The actor also must acknowledge that "his work reflects anti-Semitism," particularly the 2004 hit movie "The Passion of the Christ," Reiner told Associated Press Radio.
  • Clergy Still Like Gibson's Movie

    08/19/2006 10:11:39 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 9 replies · 653+ views
    It has taken a couple of weeks, but the reviews from evangelical Christian leaders about Mel Gibson's latest performance are now in. Gibson's drunken remarks about "(expletive) Jews" being responsible for "all the wars in the world," which the actor made to a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy who pulled him over on July 28, were "hurtful and unfortunate" (James Dobson), "reprehensible . . . shameful" (the Rev. James Merritt) and "cause for concern" (the Rev. Ted Haggard). But has the actor-director's intemperate speech by the side of a highway prompted any prominent evangelical leader to voice second thoughts about the...
  • James Dobson Lends Support to Mel Gibson

    08/12/2006 9:02:24 AM PDT · by churchillbuff · 44 replies · 1,043+ views
    AP via AOL ^ | Aug. 11 06 | AP
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 11) - Focus on the Family ministry founder James Dobson spoke in support Thursday of Mel Gibson and his film, "The Passion of the Christ," saying Gibson's drunken tirade during a traffic stop had nothing to do with "one of the finest films of this era." Gibson, 50, was arrested for drunken driving Aug. 1 in Malibu, Calif., and launched an anti-Semitic rant toward the arresting deputy. Gibson reportedly said, "The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world," and asked him, "Are you a Jew?" Dobson said in a statement that "we certainly...
  • A tale of 2 stories about anti-Semitism

    08/06/2006 6:52:43 AM PDT · by ArGee · 10 replies · 794+ views ^ | 8/6/06 | Jeff Jacoby
    TWO INCIDENTS occurred on July 28. Both took place on the West Coast; both involved an American venting his hostility to Jews. But only one of them became, in the days that followed, the big national story about anti-Semitism. The other was treated as a serious but local matter, and drew only modest coverage around the country.
  • Lethal Logic: Gabler Claims Gibson's Rant Proves 'Passion' Anti-Semitic

    08/05/2006 7:13:19 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies · 1,066+ views
    Fox News Watch/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein August 5, 2006 - 21:57 Neal Gabler might not look like an athlete, but don't be surprised to see him lining up for the long jump at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. For on this evening's Fox News Watch, Neal took a leap of logic of Beamonesque proportions. According to Gabler, the fact that a drunken Gibson made anti-Semitic remarks retroactively proves that his 'Passion of the Christ' was anti-Semitic too. Here's how the liberal media critic put it: "The interest here is 'The Passion.' It made something like $400 million. It was accused of being anti-Semitic. The...