Jesus! Go home!

05/11/08 | Posted by Ralph | Permalink | (2) Comments

So, it's Halloween and your doorbell rings and standing at your door is a skeleton and Jesus – would you give a treat or take the trick? Or try and get your head round the weirdness of Jesus walking about with characters straight from horror movies? In many ways it had been a strange day for eighth grader Alex Woinski. More ...

The Christmas Story in Under 30 Seconds

04/11/08 | Posted by MattPage | Permalink | (0) Comments

A competition has been launched challenging the public to tell the story of Jesus’ birth in just thirty seconds. It’s the latest campaign from the Churches Advertising Network whose previous Christmas campaigns included putting a baby’s head on Che Guvera’s body and describing the Virgin Mary as having a "bad hair day". More ...

Film Review: Prince Caspian

27/06/08 | Posted by MattPage | Permalink | (0) Comments

The publicity machine for Prince Caspian has been going full throttle for the past month promising a visually stunning action film for all the family. And, as one would hope for a film with a £200 million budget and no big stars to pay, the visuals are fairly stunning. Whilst never hugely original, the camera swoops and pans, captures the nice scenery and gets right in the thick of the action. The CGI is fairly impressive too. I can only recall two films that feature trees coming to life and taking part in a battle and Caspian's trees blow those from Lord of the Rings clean out of the water. Furthermore, the animals are animated far more smoothly than they were in the first Narnia movie. Reepicheep and Trufflehunter are portrayed so believably that all memories of Warwick Davis' awful mouse costume from the BBC version of this story were forgotten, at least for a moment. More ...

Film Review: Son of Man

12/03/08 | Posted by MattPage | Permalink | (1) Comments

Mark Dornford-May's Son of Man sets the Jesus story in the context of a modern, African township. Were Jesus to come to earth today, it's not hard to imagine that this is the kind of place we'd find him, criticising the politics and corruption that leaves millions living in shacks. Here Pilate's troops pose as agents of peace from a neighbouring country. He maintains his power by using local gangland leaders Caiaphas and Annas to keep control of their people. This Jesus, played by Andile Kosi, is almost the polar opposite of the image of Jesus most of us grew up with. Rather than blond hair and a white bathrobe he's a shaven headed black-African dressed in jeans and a checked shirt. Yet it is easy to relate to him in the role, because Kosi effortlessly blends strength, compassion, and an easy going nature, with a compelling and passionate personality. More ...

Film Review: The Miracle Maker

16/05/07 | Posted by MattPage | Permalink | (3) Comments

Movie makers filming the life of Jesus have generally struggled to get the balance right between his divinity and his humanity. The earlier films, like 1927's The King of Kings, emphasised Jesus's divinity by making him remote and detached. More recent films have tried to portray a more human Jesus, but often seem to sail straight past the target. Last Temptation of Christ portrayed a Jesus who wasn't even a particularly stable human. Others were so keen to show him laughing, that he lost any sense of substance. More ...

My Sweet Lord

31/03/07 | Posted by MattPage | Permalink | (1) Comments

Artistic images of Jesus are often controversial and Cosimo Cavallaro's latest installation "My Sweet Lord" is proving to be no exception. Having gained notoriety back in 1999 for covering a hotel room in cheese his latest piece is a sculpture of Jesus fashioned in chocolate. The exhibition, in New York's Lab Gallery opens this Sunday, just a week before Easter. More ...

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