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  • Mel Gibson Tops 'Frigid' List

    11/20/2006 1:31:28 PM PST · by Millee · 11 replies · 592+ views
    AP ^ | 11/20/06 | Staff
    Oh, how the hot and powerful have turned cold and weak -- at least that's the assessment of Mel Gibson by FilmThreat online. The site has named Gibson No. 1 among the "least-powerful, least-inspiring, least-intriguing people in all of Tinseltown." The dishonor comes, of course, because of the anti-Semitic remarks he made during his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving. The site said "who cares" to his upcoming movie, "Apocalypto." Also on the Film Threat's "Frigid 50: The Coldest People in Hollywood" is Borat, because the site says there's no future for him, actress Lindsay Lohan and the Internet phenomenon...
  • Church Digs Mel Gibson's $5 Million

    02/13/2006 9:09:11 AM PST · by laney · 47 replies · 1,535+ views
    Religion News ^ | Feb 13th, 2006
    Mel Gibson made so much money from “The Passion of the Christ” that he’s now putting it where his mouth is, so to speak. He’s continuing to build a religious compound in Malibu for Catholics who reject Vatican II, and is implicitly endorsing his controversial father’s beliefs by helping him launch a similar church in Pennsylvania. Last year, according to federal tax filings, Gibson parked $5 million of his "Passion" profits in his tax-free private foundation — the same vehicle he’s used to pour millions into a 17-acre religious compound he’s building in Agoura Hills, Calif., at a “secret” rural...
  • Apocalypto Now (Mel's next film)

    03/20/2006 5:30:25 AM PST · by Dark Skies · 84 replies · 9,904+ views
    timeonline ^ | 3/27/2006 Issue | TIM PADGETT
    "I need to see the blood!" shouts Mel Gibson. "Your character is going to die soon!" He picks up a bullhorn: "Attention! We are all dying here! We are all dying!" The Oscar-winning director is standing in a rock quarry near Veracruz, Mexico, shooting a hellish scene for Apocalypto, his action epic about the ancient Maya. Hundreds of local extras--many of whom have never seen a movie, let alone acted in one--are pounding fake limestone to build a temple used for human sacrifices. Gibson wants one of the extras, covered in white lime dust, to visibly cough up a glob...