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Trailer to Mel Gibson's THE PASSION! (GRAPHIC)
Ain't it cool news ^ | 7/12/03

Posted on 07/12/2003 2:47:09 AM PDT by Brian Mosely

Something truly outstanding! The very graphic trailer to Mel Gibson's THE PASSION!

Hey folks, Harry here... Once every now and again a really special project comes along borne out of a passion for the material. We've seen Peter Jackson's passion really come through with his LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy thus far, and well... I've got a feeling that Mel Gibson has that same sort of drive in the making of THE PASSION. While I'm not a deeply religious person, I can not help, but acknowledge the ingrained power to the story of Christ's final hours. Simply, as one film called it, it's the greatest story ever told, or at least one of them.

The story of Christ in those final hours is one of pain and torment and astonishing spirit. From the images in this trailer that was sent to me, I can't help but believe in Mel's vision for the film. Shot in the original language of the time and allegedly being shone sans subtitles, I really feel this is not only powerful filmmaking, but a bold artistic step forward for Mel. I also feel that it has the chance to really become a bit of a phenomenon in theaters that play it, and can't believe it hasn't been picked up by a studio yet. I mean, the story behind the making of this film in its original "dead" languages and the opportunity to have Mel Gibson on every talk show in the world talking about the decisions and reasons he had for making the film this way... Well, I think it has a wider audience than anyone is currently expecting. Here's the trailer that was sent to me... See what you think, though 10 to 1, it will crash my server, so be quick!

Click Here For THE PASSION!


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To: Northern Yankee
Check post # 79.
81 posted on 08/05/2003 7:18:32 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul
This looks an absolutely riveting film. I am really looking forward to seeing the entire thing.
82 posted on 08/05/2003 8:15:35 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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To: Alberta's Child
I agree with you. It took me to another dimension. It's outstanding.

No wonder Hollywood and the liberals are afraid, we may get new converts out of this movie, and that ain't good

83 posted on 08/05/2003 8:28:28 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul
No wonder Hollywood and the liberals are afraid, we may get new converts out of this movie, and that ain't good.

That's right.

Even more interesting is that we may end up getting what I call "re-converts" out of this movie -- these are people who always thought they were Christian but never really understood the basic, historical foundations of their faith.

I guess all of us have a need to be "re-converted" periodically throughout our lives.

85 posted on 08/05/2003 8:38:10 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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To: Alberta's Child
these are people who always thought they were Christian but never really understood the basic, historical foundations of their faith.

You just hit the nail on the head. That means Catholic Democrats who watch this movie would be voting for the GOP, and the liberals are terrified.

86 posted on 08/05/2003 8:43:44 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul
I don't know how anyone could possibly take most Catholic politicians seriously after seeing this film. In fact, I'll bet national politics will be the last thing on the minds of most people leaving the theaters after seeing it.
87 posted on 08/05/2003 8:49:38 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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To: Alberta's Child
And I think that's what scares the liberals. Well said, AC.
88 posted on 08/05/2003 8:51:33 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul
Thanks!

:-)
89 posted on 08/05/2003 8:56:43 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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To: Victoria Delsoul; kstewskis; lorrainer; kattracks; MozartLover; Jemian; Mr. Mulliner; ninenot; ...
Thank you...thank you!

First time I've seen any of it.

Just that little bit leaves me in great awe.

See post # 79 if you haven't already.

90 posted on 08/06/2003 5:49:24 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom.... needs a soldier !)
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To: Northern Yankee
Wonderful! I'm so glad I pinged you.
91 posted on 08/06/2003 7:00:37 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Z in Oregon
Please see post 79.
92 posted on 08/07/2003 5:34:22 PM PDT by SpookBrat ("Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Alberta's Child; Victoria Delsoul
Hope you don't mind me crashing your discussion.

Alberta's Child, I can only imagine how this movie will affect me. I only saw a 4 minute trailer and it has "re-converted" me. I wasn't aware I needed it. I haven't stopped thinking about my savior since I saw this. I can't get it out of my mind.

And Victoria you are so right. Liberals are terrified of people who might decide trusting in God is a whole lot better than trusting in the government for solving all problems. As long as you have government, who needs God?

93 posted on 08/07/2003 5:41:08 PM PDT by SpookBrat ("Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Brad's Gramma
Please see post #79 for the link.
94 posted on 08/07/2003 5:42:33 PM PDT by SpookBrat ("Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" Ronald Reagan)
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To: SpookBrat
bump
95 posted on 08/07/2003 5:52:46 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (We are crushing our enemies, seeing him driven before us and hearing the lamentations of the liberal)
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To: Brad's Gramma; Z in Oregon
I pinged you to my previous link but it isn't working tonight.

Try this one

96 posted on 08/07/2003 5:56:22 PM PDT by SpookBrat ("Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" Ronald Reagan)
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To: Centurion2000
Bumping backatcha. I like your profile. Where is the picture of your son?

Many blessings to you this evening, especially since you are a Texan.

97 posted on 08/07/2003 5:58:21 PM PDT by SpookBrat ("Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" Ronald Reagan)
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To: SpookBrat
Wow. Thanks, Spookie. I'll bookmark it.
98 posted on 08/07/2003 5:58:42 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (fREE rEPUBLIC iS nOT aDDICTIVE, fREE rEPUBLIC iS nOT aDDICTIVE, fREE rEPUBLIC iS nOT aDDICTIVE, fREE)
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To: SpookBrat
(Comments on the trailer)

Wow....wow....wow....wow...and wow.


We're definitely going to go see it. I wonder if the music in the trailer belongs to this movie? I've never heard it before, but oftentimes they'll put another movie's music in the previews because the movie score isn't ready yet. At any rate, the music goes very well with the trailer.
99 posted on 08/07/2003 6:17:08 PM PDT by wimpycat (Down with Kooks and Kookery!)
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To: ozzie
In "Jesus of Nazareth" (the only movie about Jesus I like--but I still haven't seen this one yet) he only carried the crossbeam. I think it's most likely more authentic. But I think with Mel Gibson having the nails going through the hands rather than the wrists, and carrying the whole cross rather than the crossbeam, he was appealing to the popular tradition in artistic renderings of the crucifixion.
100 posted on 08/07/2003 6:21:36 PM PDT by wimpycat (Down with Kooks and Kookery!)
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