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Tag: Passion Of The Christ
September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm
March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
A widely circulated Internet report that Steven Spielberg was planning to produce a trilogy of films exposing Christian brutality has been denounced as a hoax and "mean prank" by the filmmaker's chief spokesman.
The report, headed, "Spielberg Fights Fire With Fire," quotes him as...
January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Jesus will appear on the Christian holy day of Ash Wednesday -- thanks to Mel Gibson.
The Hollywood star directed and financed the $25 million epic "The Passion of the Christ," which is emerging from a nearly yearlong media storm and is due to hit 2,000 screens nationwide Feb. 25....