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  • Jim Caviezel: New 'Passion of the Christ' to be 'biggest film in history'

    01/31/2018 1:31:10 PM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    WND ^ | 01/31/2018 | Joe Kovacs
    Jim Caviezel, who stunned the world with his portrayal of Jesus in the 2004 blockbuster “The Passion of the Christ,” is now confirming he’s on board with director Mel Gibson for a sequel, and predicts it will be “the biggest film in history.” “There are things that I cannot say that will shock the audience,” the 49-year-old actor told USA Today. “It’s great. Stay tuned.” Both Gibson and Caviezel have not said much about the story focusing on the resurrection of Christ, but the star indicated he’s encouraged by the direction the project is taking. “I won’t tell you how...
  • Mel Gibson confirms 'Passion of the Christ' sequel

    09/02/2016 7:52:31 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    Mel Gibson confirmed he's working on a sequel to his 2004 film "Passion of the Christ." "And you know, it's not the 'Passion 2.' It's called 'The Resurrection,'" Gibson told evangelist Greg Laurie at SoCal Harvest, according to IndieWire.com. Gibson explained that the sequel will focus on Jesus' resurrection. "Of course, that's a very big subject and it needs to be looked at because we don't want to just do a simple rendering of it — you know, read what happened," the actor added. "Passion of the Christ" screenwriter Randall Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter that "there's a lot more...
  • Mel Gibson Planning ‘Passion of the Christ’ 2

    06/10/2016 10:24:52 AM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 9, 2016 | DANIEL NUSSBAUM
    Mel Gibson is reportedly preparing a sequel to his 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Gibson is working with Oscar-nominated Braveheart screenwriter Randall Wallace to pen the sequel, which will tell the story of Jesus’s resurrection. “I always wanted to tell this story,” Wallace told THR. “The Passion is the beginning and there’s a lot more story to tell.” Gibson and Wallace most recently worked together on the upcoming World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge, which the former directed and the latter co-wrote. The pair reportedly began working on the Passion sequel in...
  • The Aramaic Language is Being Resurrected in Israel

    10/01/2011 3:31:36 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 30 replies
    Vatican Insider ^ | 9/24/11 | Marco Tosatti
    Two television channels have been involved in initiatives to bring to life, once again, the language that Jesus and his contemporaries spoke. Today, it is spoken by 400 thousand people throughout the worldTwo Israeli television channels are trying to see to it that Aramaic, the language spoken by Jesus and his contemporaries in that region of the Roman Empire, will once again become a living language and not just be an almost extinct curiosity for scholars of Semitic languages to study. “Suroyo TV” and “Suryoyo TV” offer an endless supply of material for online discussion by fans so they can...
  • The Devil In The Garden of Gethsemane

    09/21/2011 12:04:01 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 32 replies
    Mind of Niuhuru | September 21 2011 | Niuhuru
    I have been watching "The Passion of the Christ" for the millionth time and I would like to know more about the role of Lucifer in tempting Christ to forsake his destiny. I would like to know where in the Bible Lucifer, specifically, is written to have come to Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane and tried to steer Him away from His destiny.
  • At Orlando church, 'Passion' star Jim Caviezel talks about Mel Gibson's troubles -- and his own

    04/30/2011 7:18:03 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 66 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 4/30/11 | Roger Moore
    Actor Jim Caviezel, his voice sometimes cracking with emotion, spoke of being "rejected in my own industry," the problems of his friend Mel Gibson and his son's cancer in an appearance Saturday night at First Baptist Church of Orlando. The star of "The Passion of the Christ," whom First Baptist pastor David Uth described as "more passionate about God" than anyone he's ever met, was in town to give witness to his faith, to urge others to share it and to sell a new all-star audio production of the Bible that he has produced. During a 20-minute talk, Caviezel spoke...
  • Is this the face of Jesus Christ?Figure of crucified man on Shroud comes to life

    03/25/2010 12:58:38 PM PDT · by TaraP · 363 replies · 7,417+ views
    WND ^ | March 24th, 2010
    The world will have an extraordinary opportunity to look upon an undistorted, never-before-seen, moving 3-D portrait of a man who many think is the crucified Jesus Christ. In just one week, graphic experts will bring to life an imprint on the holy relic known as the Shroud of Turin, believed by millions to be the burial shroud of Christ. The Shroud of Turin bears the full-body, back-and-front image of a crucified man that is said to closely resemble the New Testament description of the passion and death of Christ. The 14-foot cloth long has posed mysteries because of its age...
  • Lethal Logic: Gabler Claims Gibson's Rant Proves 'Passion' Anti-Semitic

    08/05/2006 7:13:19 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies · 1,066+ views
    Fox News Watch/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein August 5, 2006 - 21:57 Neal Gabler might not look like an athlete, but don't be surprised to see him lining up for the long jump at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. For on this evening's Fox News Watch, Neal took a leap of logic of Beamonesque proportions. According to Gabler, the fact that a drunken Gibson made anti-Semitic remarks retroactively proves that his 'Passion of the Christ' was anti-Semitic too. Here's how the liberal media critic put it: "The interest here is 'The Passion.' It made something like $400 million. It was accused of being anti-Semitic. The...
  • EW Ranks 'Passion Of The Christ' As Most Controversial Movie Ever

    06/10/2006 5:42:03 AM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies · 1,052+ views
    Local6 ^ | June 9, 2006
    NEW YORK -- Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" ranks as the most controversial film of all time, according to Entertainment Weekly. The magazine ranks the 25 films that have most shocked, disgusted and divided moviegoers, in its June 16 issue, on newsstands Monday. EW writes that Gibson's grisly depiction of Jesus' betrayal and crucifixion ignited "a culture-war firestorm unrivaled in Hollywood history." Despite -- or to some degree, because of -- the religious uproar, the 2004 film grossed over $370 million at the U.S box office. Coming in second is Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange." Kubrick's 1971 futuristic...
  • 'Passion' Ranked 'Most Controversial' Film

    06/09/2006 3:07:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 29 replies · 1,050+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 6/9/06 | AP
    Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" ranks as the most controversial film of all time, according to Entertainment Weekly. The magazine ranks the 25 films that have most shocked, disgusted and divided moviegoers, in its June 16 issue, on newsstands Monday. EW writes that Gibson's grisly depiction of Jesus' betrayal and crucifixion ignited "a culture-war firestorm unrivaled in Hollywood history." Despite - or to some degree, because of - the religious uproar, the 2004 film grossed over $370 million at the U.S. box office. Coming in second is Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange." Kubrick's 1971 futuristic film was famous...
  • THE TRASHING OF THE CHRIST - Contrasts In Media Treatment of The DaVinci Code and The Passion

    05/30/2006 8:26:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies · 1,323+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | May 23, 2006 | Tim Graham
    The news media play an important role in popular culture by providing publicity for the movie studios as films are readied for release. But some movies are more favored by the news media than others, some for their expected status as expensive but appealing blockbusters, and some for their social commentary (for example, the film Brokeback Mountain). The DaVinci Code was both: an expected blockbuster movie based on one of the most publicized works of fiction in the new century, drawing enormous national media interest with its vision of a vast, murderous church conspiracy. It should not be surprising that...
  • The Passion of the Splice: Gibson sues CleanFlicks

    11/18/2005 6:38:17 PM PST · by solitas · 27 replies · 824+ views
    relapsedcatholic.blogspot.com ^ | 11/18/2005 | Kathy
    Christian vs Christian in pop culture smackdown: "Mel Gibson's film production company has filed a lawsuit against a Utah firm for editing his movie The Passion of the Christ. The suit targets Ray Lines and his company CleanFlicks, which edits the nudity, violence and foul language out of films. (...) "The lawsuit is not asking for compensation, KUTV reports, but rather seeks to shut down CleanFlicks for good."
  • $15M Bill to Protect Gibson, Pope

    08/22/2005 4:52:02 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 863+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/22/05 | NewsMax
    Sydney, Australia, will spend over $15 million protecting two of the world’s most famous Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI and Mel Gibson, when the city hosts World Youth Day in 2008. More than 350,000 young Catholics are expected to visit Sydney during the six-day event, which will be sponsored by the Vatican. A Gibson-directed recreation of the last days of Christ in the streets of Sydney was a major selling point in the city’s successful bid for the event, Australia’s Daily Telegraph reports. The recreation by Gibson – who directed "The Passion of the Christ” – could involve more than 100...
  • Gibson Asked to Stage Passion for Pope

    08/06/2005 11:39:14 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies · 881+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/6/05 | NewsMax
    Mel Gibson has been asked by Australia's Archbishop George Pell to recreate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the streets of Sydney during Pope Benedict XVI's visit there in 2008 - should the city be selected to host World Youth Day. According to documents obtained by the Sydney Morning Herald, the crucifixion reenactment - similar to scenes from Gibson's hugely successful film "The Passion of the Christ" - would begin with the Last Supper staged at Sydney's landmark Opera House at sunset, and would end with the crucifixion of Christ at St. Mary's Cathedral. Gibson's participation would be an incentive...
  • Mel Gibson Blasts Oscars, Plans Fatima Movie

    03/07/2005 6:03:45 PM PST · by wagglebee · 94 replies · 5,318+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 3/7/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Mel Gibson says he cut scenes from his soon-to-be-re-released blockbuster film, "Passion of the Christ," to tone down the violence that earned it an R rating and kept some people from seeing it. Gibson said he received "truckloads of cards and letters” when the original film was released. "What came up again and again was that a lot of people were turned away because of the brutality in the film and were afraid to watch," he told Raymond Arroyo on EWTN’s "World Over Live" Friday night. "So I thought if I softened it up a bit, I could have a...
  • Gibson's new Passion gets 15 certificate (Softer Version Coming To UK Cinemas)

    02/28/2005 9:09:11 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 3 replies · 507+ views
    ITV.COM ^ | 2-28-05
    Gibson's new Passion gets 15 certificate 12.43PM, Mon Feb 28 2005 A new version of Mel Gibson's controversial Biblical epic The Passion of The Christ is to be released in UK cinemas this Easter. The new film, called The Passion - Recut is about six minutes shorter than the original and has been awarded a 15 certificate from the British Board of Film Classification. The Passion of The Christ, released in cinemas 12 months ago, was given an 18 certificate because of some of it violent scenes. But Gibson has now assembled the new slightly 'softer' version which he hopes...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Hollywood Simply Refuses to Learn

    01/25/2005 6:03:59 PM PST · by wagglebee · 76 replies · 3,044+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 1/25/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    The Academy Award nominations came out today. Nothing. Well, three minor nominations for The Passion of the Christ, and, let's see, there was nothing for Fahrenheit 9/11. And that's because that idiot, Michael Moore, decided to keep the movie out of the documentary category and instead hold out for the best picture category. It's a cut and paste job. What is he thinking? I mean, I wouldn't even call that a documentary. It's a basement cut and paste job. To call that thing a movie is an absolute disgrace to people who take movie making seriously. So we're not surprised...
  • Petition for The Passion -- Go Mel, GO!!!!

    12/17/2004 4:39:51 PM PST · by ConservativeGadfly · 9 replies · 366+ views
    Passion for Fairness ^ | December 17, 2004 | Patrick Hynes
    Passion Petition Gathers 10,000 Signatures In 10 Days The advocacy website www.passionforfairness.com has generated a tremendous response with their petition to ask the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to nominate the film The Passion of The Christ, its director and its actors for Oscars in their respective categories. i-Newswire, 2004-12-17 - The advocacy website www.passionforfairness.com has generated a tremendous response with their petition to ask the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to nominate the film The Passion of The Christ, its director and its actors for Oscars in their respective categories. In just 10 days, the...
  • Vote for "The Passion of the Christ" for People's Choice Award!!!

    12/01/2004 8:20:16 AM PST · by ConservativeGadfly · 18 replies · 957+ views
    People's Choice Awards ^ | December 1, 2004 | Unknown
    I have been notified by The People's Choice Awards that "THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST" has made the Top 5 List for their annual Awards show. Voting is happening now on line at www.PCAVOTE.com and will be open until December 13th. From the Top 5, they narrow down the list to the Top 3. The show airs in January.
  • Attacks on 'Passion,' Faith Failed

    11/13/2004 12:53:00 PM PST · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 1,594+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 11/12/04 | Rabbi Morton H. Pomerantz
    Some time has passed since Mel Gibson's film, The Passion of the Christ, was shown in local movie theaters. Although some voices of sanity, such as Rabbi Lapin, who heads Torah Tradition, cautioned that it was dangerous to find anti-Semitism in the film, secular Jewish expert after secular Jewish expert warned of dire consequences. The film, according to these experts, was certain to inflame anti-Jewish feelings and gross Jew-hatred. The film was simply a step backward in relations between Christians and Jews. Noteworthy by their absence are the mobs of angry Christians attacking Jewish people on the streets and burning...