Passion of Christ
Passion of Christ
ACTOR Mel Gibson says his anti-Semitic outburst at police may have stemmed in part from resentment he harboured over the barrage of Jewish criticism levelled at his 2004 film "The Passion of the Christ.
MEL Gibson said yesterday that he was not a bigot or an antisemite as he apologised to "everyone in the Jewish community for the vitriolic and harmful words" he used when arrested for drink-driving.
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JEWISH groups have demanded Mel Gibson be investigated for hate crimes after the Hollywood star allegedly made anti-Semitic comments to US police officers when he was stopped on suspicion of drink-driving and speeding.
MEL GIBSON has been asked to recreate Jesus Christ's crucifixion in the streets of Sydney if the city is selected to host a major Catholic gathering in 2008.
MEL Gibson has vowed not to use paid advertisements to try to win an Oscar for his controversial blockbuster, The Passion of the Christ.
MEL Gibson has eclipsed Jennifer Aniston as the world’s most powerful celebrity, according to a poll published yesterday.
MEL Gibson’s film-distribution company is suing a chain of cinemas in the United States for at least $40 million (£21.8 million) over claims that it was shortchanged on revenues from The Passion of the Christ.
MEL Gibson’s film The Passion of the Christ has become a surprise hit in the Arab world - among both Muslims and Christians.
MEL Gibson’s film The Passion of the Christ has so impressed Franciscan friars in New York that they are petitioning him to follow it up with a film biography of their order’s founder, Saint Francis of Assisi.
MEL Gibson’s film The Passion of the Christ has been savaged for basic errors in its use of Latin and Aramaic.
IT WAS once described by an Italian prime minister as a national disgrace, better known for its goat-herding peasants and lack of running water than a place of pilgrimage. But now one of Italy’s poorest regions is set to become the latest holiday destination on the tourist map.
MEL GIBSON’S film The Passion of the Christ may have spelled out the religious significance of Easter but for record numbers of Scots it is increasingly becoming a time for something different: the first sunshine break of the year.
MEL GIBSON’S controversial film The Passion of the Christ, which has been accused of anti-Semitism, has opened in some Middle East countries.
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MEL Gibson’s controversial film The Passion of the Christ has topped the UK box office with takings of more than £2 million on its opening weekend.
MEL Gibson’s controversial film The Passion of the Christ, covering the final hours of Jesus’s life, opened in Britain this weekend to packed cinemas.
FOR months before its release, it was dogged by controversy and its director accused of using gratuitous violence and anti-semitism.
THIS was the week that cinema with a "health warning" finally arrived in the Capital. When William Friedkin’s supernatural horror The Exorcist first hit the big screen more than three decades ago, filmgoers in the States were reportedly so terrified that many fainted in their seats.
IT has converted some to Christianity, caused fury in the Jewish community and made millions of dollars since being released. Now Mel Gibson’s controversial film The Passion has been credited with solving a murder.
AFTER seeing the runaway success of The Passion of the Christ, film-makers behind the Life of Brian have decided to re-release the satirical Monty Python flick.