How Jesus Got a Gun 8. The Passion of the Christ: Jesus as Action Hero 9. Where does Jesus Lead Us?
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Login to add to list. Interpretative insights follow previous studies, scanning parallels between director George Stevens's Jesus and his Western Shane and white American action-hero values in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Though several unique asides pay tribute to such peculiar bits as the Oscar Wildean antecedent of Salome, this well-written, engaging book settles down to finding American icons of the Savior that reflect anxiety, alienation, mainstream Protestant assurance, and Roman Catholic sacramental mysteries within contemporary society.
The marketing of the myth of a messiah ultimately means that Hollywood has made another consumer product that sells well. Even without significant original sources on the films themselves, Humphries-Brooks provides a leisurely, intelligent prepackaged tour of the cinematic land of Holywood.
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