Jesus Christ Superstar, the bold interpretation of the hit rock opera and Broadway smash from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the story of Christ’s (Ted Neeley) final weeks told entirely in a series of dazzling songs, images and music. Nominated for the Best Music Adaptation Academy Awardr, producer-director Norman Jewison (Fiddler on the Roof ) creates a brilliant example of groundbreaking vision… Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar [Blu-ray]
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The Last Temptation of Christ, by Martin Scorsese (Raging Bull), is a towering achievement. Though it initially engendered enormous controversy, the film can now be… Continue reading The Last Temptation of Christ (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
Based on the best-selling book by the same name, a seasoned journalist chases down the biggest story in history. The Project: Determine if there’s credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God. The Reporter: Lee Strobel, educated at Yale Law School, award-winning former legal editor of the… Continue reading The Case for Christ Reviews
Julia Roberts attends the premiere of Jesus Henry Christ during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at the BMCC Tribeca PAC on Saturday (April 23) in New York City.
The 43-year-old star executive-produced the film starring Toni Collette and Michael Sheen.
Julia was joined by festival co-founder Robert De Niro and her sister Lisa Roberts Gillan as they happily posed for pictures.
Brazil’s Catholic Church is suing Columbia Pictures for including images of the huge statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro in their movie 2012. Copyright common sense strikes again…..
The massive Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a landmark famous all around the globe. It took 9 years to build and was finally finished in 1931 at a cost of $250,000.
It’s now the center of a rather unholy row between Brazil’s Catholic Church and Columbia Pictures in the US. The Hollywood company included images of the statue being destroyed by a giant wave in its movie 2012 and the Church is far from happy.
“The archdiocese refused the use of the religious symbol during pre-production of the movie, but Columbia Pictures did not respect the prohibition,” said Church lawyer Claudine Dutra.