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  • Jim Caviezel in Orlando — emotion, Mel Gibson stories and selling CDs

     
    I dropped by First Baptist Church, one of Orlando's nicer megachurches, to hear Jim Caviezel speak Saturday night. About 750 or so showed up for a regularly scheduled informal-by-design Saturday night service to hear the star of “The Passion of...
  • On further review, ‘Thor’ not THAT big a hit, ‘Fast’ falls, ‘Beaver’ bombs

     
    It's not all “BLOCKBUSTER” news on the “Thor” and “Fast Five” front. Both have done boffo biz overseas (“Thor” $242 million, “Fast Five” over $324 million) but one opened more meekly than hoped...
  • Caviezel’s ‘Person of Interest’ picked up by CBS — so much for his ‘wrecked’ career

     
    As I exclusively reported a couple of weeks ago, Jim Caviezel has said in public, here in Orlando, that “The Passion of the Christ” “wrecked” his career,  how he was “rejected by my own industry” after making that...
  • Mel Gibson taking on Jewish hero for his next picture?

     
    He's made his share of anti-Semitic remarks the past few years, thought that doesn't explain the collapse of his film career. Not entirely, anyway. Now Mel Gibson has this wild-idea of turning the story of  Hebrew warrior Judah Macabee into a big screen...
  • Mel Gibson's Maccabee movie: Penance or career self-destruction?

     
    With his history of anti-Semitism, should Mel Gibson be developing a film about historic Jewish hero Judah Macabee? Patrick Goldstein weighs in....
  • Mel Gibson's 'Maccabee' movie put on hold [updated]

     
    Mel Gibson's planned collaboration with "Basic Instinct" screenwriter Joe Eszterhas on a historical drama about Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee has been put on hold after Warner Bros. decided it was not ready to film the current script, the studio said...
  • Seek out your calling

    Seek out your calling
    Rev. Joseph Pranzo Title: Pastor of St. Vincent Catholic Church, Margate, since October 1, 2009. Other job experience: Member, Missionaries of St. Charles, ministering to migrants; former priest in archdioceses of Toronto, New York and Boston, and...
  • A good movie, and a bad one, packed into one Movies section

    A good movie, and a bad one, packed into one Movies section
    Friday's movie reviews run the quality gamut, with "Higher Ground" receiving three-and-a-half stars and "A Good Old-Fashioned Orgy" getting zero stars. So I trucked over to Movies Critic Michael Phillips' cubicle to ask him about it. First, about the...
  • Writer Releases Tape of Mel Gibson's Profanity-Laced Rant (Graphic Content)

    Writer Releases Tape of Mel Gibson's Profanity-Laced Rant (Graphic Content)
    LOS ANGELES -- Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has released an audiotape of Mel Gibson recorded at the actor's home in Costa Rica in December, according to TheWrap. On the recording, obtained by TheWrap, Gibson can be heard screaming epithets at his house...
  • The heart of Oberammergau's centuries-old 'Passion Play'

    The heart of Oberammergau's centuries-old 'Passion Play'
    Frederik Mayet, who shares the role of Jesus with Andreas Richter in the 2010 "Passion Play" at Oberammergau, remembers exactly how he felt on April 19, 2009. A crowd had gathered around a blackboard on the porch of the theater, waiting and watching as...
  • Grappling with the `Mel factor'

    Even before Mel Gibson's drunken, anti-Semitic tirade this summer, his upcoming film "Apocalypto" was a tough sell. Graphically violent, subtitled and cast with relatively unknown actors who speak their lines in an obscure dialect, Gibson's tale of a...