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Superman Returns Director: "I've always found the myth of Christ compelling and moving"
Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 17, 2011 | Unknown

Posted on 04/18/2011 9:05:05 PM PDT by GreatOne

"I've always felt that the origin of Superman is the story of Moses -- the child sent on a ship to fulfill a destiny," said Singer, a producer on the upcoming X-Men: First Class. "And this was a story about Christ -- it's all about sacrifice: The world, I hear their cries. So what happens? He gets the knife in the side and later he falls to the earth in the shape of a crucifix. It was kind of nailing you on the head, but I enjoyed that, because I've always found the myth of Christ compelling and moving. So I hoped to do my own take, which is heavy s--- for a summer movie."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christ; hollywood; jesus; superman
Sodomite jackass.

(Not being a great example of His teachings, but I'm sick and tired of reading this crap.)

1 posted on 04/18/2011 9:05:09 PM PDT by GreatOne
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To: GreatOne
Well, this ***hole doesn't have to worry about ever getting me to go see his "movie". Ain't gonna happen.

(Not being a great example of His teachings, but I'm sick and tired of reading this crap.) - stolen from The Great One.

2 posted on 04/18/2011 9:12:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The "Rich" is not obligated to provide anyone with a BIG nanny state government.)
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To: GreatOne

It’s open season on Christianity


3 posted on 04/18/2011 9:27:30 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: GreatOne
Reminds me of when I signed up for a course in Religious Studies as a college elective. My family had always attended church regularly and I figured it would be an easy A and I might even learn something. Imagine my surprise when the first lecture was about the “Mythology of Jesus” and the professor went on to explain how Jesus never really existed, but was a composite of the teaching from various Jewish sects along with a dose of Greek and Roman “ Hercules - son of the gods” mythology. Needless to say I realized that I wouldn't be a good fit in this class and switched electives before I was locked into it.
4 posted on 04/18/2011 9:28:07 PM PDT by apillar
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To: GreatOne

Well, with this fool directing it will take a miracle for this film to be any good.


5 posted on 04/18/2011 9:28:12 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: GreatOne

The Christ is a myth to billions. Our Lord and Savior is a myth to millions that claim to follow him. Jesus the Christ is a myth to anyone that does not have a personal relationship with Him.

I know that this person may have tried to impugn our Savior’s very existence. The world mocked Him then and it mocks Him still.

As for me and my house, we serve the risen Lord.


6 posted on 04/18/2011 9:45:45 PM PDT by panzerkamphwageneinz (HALLELUJAH)
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To: Patrick1

He’s doing this new Superman too? I thought Chris Nolan had this new one. Little fruity Singer ruined the last Superman as he preferred his version of Superman to become a super dead beat dad. They should not let him anywhere near Superman ever again.


7 posted on 04/18/2011 9:55:29 PM PDT by Waryone (RINOs, Elites, and Socialists - on the endangered list, soon to become extinct.)
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To: Waryone

He’s not directing the new one. I mentioned his directing the most recent one in the title so people would know who he was.


8 posted on 04/18/2011 10:08:06 PM PDT by GreatOne (You will bow down before me, Son of Jor-el!)
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To: GreatOne

I’m glad I live in these current times. So many discoveries in the last 40 years have substantiated over and over again that the Bible is indeed an accurate historical document. As a result of this repeated verification, I find it more and more impossible to believe that Jesus was “just” a myth.


9 posted on 04/18/2011 10:10:48 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: GreatOne

What myth is this jackass talking about?


10 posted on 04/18/2011 10:12:53 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: GreatOne

After the mess he made of the last Superman movie I’m content with ignoring his existence.


11 posted on 04/18/2011 10:24:50 PM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: GreatOne
If it so compelling and moving, it probably isn't a myth
12 posted on 04/18/2011 11:46:22 PM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: GreatOne

Isn’t Singer a Jewish name? Lots of Jews believe Christ is a myth. I mean, if they didn’t, they’d be Christians, wouldn’t they?

Granted, it’s rude to say.


13 posted on 04/19/2011 2:21:19 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: GreatOne

Brains are not required to make movies.


14 posted on 04/19/2011 2:23:40 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: I still care

“Granted, it’s rude to say.”

Isn’t it rude to say that the Christ was a myth?

Freedom of speech works both ways.

IMHO


15 posted on 04/19/2011 4:30:44 AM PDT by ripley
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To: GreatOne

I love Superman Returns (I didn’t when it first came out-but then I caught the obvious Christ-like references) and now..I love that move (ever since I saw it on the tube several years ago)!

(I don’t care who made it, the Christian references are undeniable-and ~may~ lead some to him)!

J.S.


16 posted on 04/19/2011 4:33:10 AM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: GreatOne

“Sodomite jackass.”

Yeah, but he’s a brilliant, really really smart, bright, intelligent, intellectual genius whose brilliance is not understood by all those stupid, uneducated, knuckle-dragging Christians out there. (Those Christians MUST be absolutely stupid to believe that a myth existed and still does.)

/Sarcasm/


17 posted on 04/19/2011 4:34:53 AM PDT by ripley
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To: GreatOne
Superman Returns Director

I didn't think Directors had deposits on them. How much did Superman get?

18 posted on 04/19/2011 4:35:59 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The Democrat Party is Communist. The Republican Party is Socialist. The Tea Party is Capitalist.)
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To: GreatOne

Some day he may realize that this “myth” is real (the way Tolkein pulled in CS Lewis). At least that admiration of the Incarnation and of Christ’s sacrifice is in him. There’s hope he can finish the journey.


19 posted on 04/19/2011 4:40:17 AM PDT by Puddleglum (dance with the horse that brung ya)
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To: GreatOne
Jon 15:19 - If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.

It is only to get worse....because, as Christians, we live in contrast to the desires and laws of men....and as the Lord has told us....it will get far worse before His return....
20 posted on 04/19/2011 5:03:16 AM PDT by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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To: ripley

Of course it works both ways. He can say anything he wants, God bless his heart.

But to come out on Easter Week and say, oh, the myth of Christ, it’s just so fascinating. It’s a little bit of a smack. And a touch elitist.

It’s like coming out on Independence Day and saying, oh the mythology of the founding fathers, what an interesting story! We know they were all deist drunks! It’s a tweak.


21 posted on 04/19/2011 9:57:56 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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22 posted on 04/19/2011 10:00:45 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: GreatOne

I will not be seeing this movie.


23 posted on 04/19/2011 10:03:34 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: GreatOne

If this is Bryan Singer, he’ll never be as good as he was with The Usual Suspects, which is a bonified classic.

Funny how most modern archaeology supports such a myth.

That’s why they call it faith. You believe or you don’t. You get to choose and he has.


24 posted on 04/19/2011 10:12:11 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: I still care

“Of course it works both ways.”

Soitenly it works both ways, but it works better and can be done with impunity when it’s speaking about the “Myth
of Christ”.

It may be called a harmless “tweak” from an elitist atheist, but it doesn’t change the fact that it’s not a tweak, but an attempt at getting in the face of others under the guise of harmlessness. In reality, it’s an intentional deposit of spittle in the faces of Christians, with impunity.

It also does not change the fact that the “tweaker” may be in the process of attempting to remove one of the barriers to his socialist revolution; in other words, a willful, revolutionary swine.

IMHO


25 posted on 04/19/2011 11:07:08 AM PDT by ripley
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To: panzerkamphwageneinz

As they hated me, so shall they hate you. But if you were of this world they would love you.


26 posted on 04/19/2011 11:11:24 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Waryone

Zack Snyder, Watchmen, 300, is directing the new Superman thankfully he leans a little more to the right.
Chris Nolan, The Dark Knight, Inception, will produce it.

Singer to me has always sucked hated his take on X Men and Supes. The new X Men movie looked like crap and this gives me more of a reason to not see it.


27 posted on 04/28/2011 11:56:50 AM PDT by erod (Unlike the President I am a true Chicagoan.)
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