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The Passion of the Christ (movie)

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  • Spreading the word, through pamphlets

    Spreading the word, through pamphlets
    I had an epiphany the first time I visited the Free Tract Society, in a large storefront on York Boulevard in Los Angeles' Highland Park. Two 20-foot-long tables were weighed down with neatly stacked piles of fliers blaring lurid headlines that dealt with...
  • Gibson has a lot to sell

    Confessional interviews are the celebrity culture's equivalent of the perp walk, ceremonies of humiliation that we'd all be better off without. In the news media, as in life, the response to an indecent demand is usually some fresh indecency. Thus we...
  • Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast

    Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast
    In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...
  • Grappling with the `Mel factor'

    Even before Mel Gibson's drunken, anti-Semitic tirade this summer, his upcoming film "Apocalypto" was a tough sell. Graphically violent, subtitled and cast with relatively unknown actors who speak their lines in an obscure dialect, Gibson's tale of a...
  • Slurring more than his words

    IT SAYS in the Book of Proverbs: "Wine makes a fool of you and leads to brawling." Friday night, Mel Gibson, Christian action hero, found that out the hard way. Tooling through Malibu in his Lexus, he was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, got...
  • Gibson arrested on suspicion of DUI

    The main road through the celebrity-studded beach community is where Robert Downey Jr. was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in 1996. And where Nick Nolte was picked up in 2002 for the same reason, resulting in a famous mug shot. Earlier this year, a...
  • Motive behind Gibson report probed

    The head of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department civilian oversight office said Tuesday that he has concerns about what motivated sheriff's officials to try to conceal Mel Gibson's anti-Jewish statements and belligerent behavior from the public and...
  • 'Alice' in Moneyland -- Tim Burton film poised for a $100-million weekend

     
    Here's the lowdown on commercial expectations for "Alice in Wonderland," courtesy of Ben Fritz at our sister blog, Company Town... Alice is likely to find a huge box office gold at the bottom of the rabbit hole this weekend. Walt......
  • Movie projector: Alice headed for $100-million-plus worldwide debut

     
    Alice is likely to find a huge box office gold at the bottom of the rabbit hole this weekend. Walt Disney Studios' 3-D version of "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, is headed for one......
  • Mel Gibson says Viking movie (starring Leonardo DiCaprio) may be his last

     
    Last fall, movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Mel Gibson shook hands for the first time and then sat down for an intense five-hour meeting to discuss a topic of mutual passion – making an epic Viking film. No Hollywood project......
  • Paul Verhoeven and Jesus Christ: The ultimate buddy movie?

     
    When it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......