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The Passion special

Last updated: 2004-03-24

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ has become one of the most talked about films in recent times. With its look at the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus, director Mel Gibson has divided audiences with his depiction of the events.

 

SomethingJewish offers independent and objective coverage of the film with articles commenting on the aristic merit as well as debating the way in which the film has protrayed Jews.

The Passion review
Let's get one thing straight, The Passion of the Christ is a well crafted film. There's nothing wrong with the directing, the acting is good and the sets are wonderfully put together. SJ's Leslie Bunder reviews the much-talked about film.

The Passion guide
Get the facts on how the film was made, how much it quickly made and the background to the making of ther film, its release and the controversary surrounding it.

No passion for Mel
Rabbi Jeremy Rosen has seen The Passion of the Christ and his verdict? "It was banal and gratuitously violent, almost non-stop flagellation, beating and sadism. It was a really bad film."

Boycott The Passion
Has the real Mel Gibson been kidnapped by space aliens, leaving a Jew-hating, racist, body-double in his place? Rabbi Shmuley Boteach argues why people should boycott The Passion of the Christ, Gibson's controversial new film.