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The Passion of the Christ (movie)

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  • Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast

    Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast
    In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...
  • Spreading the word, through pamphlets

    Spreading the word, through pamphlets
    I had an epiphany the first time I visited the Free Tract Society, in a large storefront on York Boulevard in Los Angeles' Highland Park. Two 20-foot-long tables were weighed down with neatly stacked piles of fliers blaring lurid headlines that dealt with...
  • 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...
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  • New Muhammad biopic drives the anti-Hollywood crowd nuts

     
    England's the Guardian is reporting that Barrie Osborne, one of the producers of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Matrix," is hoping to mount a biopic of the prophet Muhammad. Osborne says the film, which is being financed by......
  • 'Avatar': Why do conservatives hate the most popular movie in years?

     
    It's no secret that "Avatar" has been stunningly successful on nearly every front. The James Cameron-directed sci-fi epic is already the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time, having earned more than $1 billion around the globe in less than three...
  • 'Alice' in Moneyland -- Tim Burton film poised for a $100-million weekend

     
    Here's the lowdown on commercial expectations for "Alice in Wonderland," courtesy of Ben Fritz at our sister blog, Company Town... Alice is likely to find a huge box office gold at the bottom of the rabbit hole this weekend. Walt......
  • Movie projector: Alice headed for $100-million-plus worldwide debut

     
    Alice is likely to find a huge box office gold at the bottom of the rabbit hole this weekend. Walt Disney Studios' 3-D version of "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, is headed for one......
  • Mel Gibson says Viking movie (starring Leonardo DiCaprio) may be his last

     
    Last fall, movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Mel Gibson shook hands for the first time and then sat down for an intense five-hour meeting to discuss a topic of mutual passion – making an epic Viking film. No Hollywood project......
  • Movie Premiere: Letters to God

     
    It was filmed here, in Winter Garden, last summer. Lots of local producers and talent were involved (co-director David Nixon, co-producer Kim Dawson, Art D'Allesandro, one of four credited writers). And it's actually shown here a couple of times, to...
  • Paul Verhoeven and Jesus Christ: The ultimate buddy movie?

     
    When it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......