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Artist Turns Jolie Into Virgin Mary For New Masterpiece

ANGELINA JOLIE has been turned into the Virgin Mary in a controversial new painting by artist KATE KRETZ. The actress and humanitarian is depicted as the mother of JESUS CHRIST, while her adopted kids MADDOX...

Stallone: 'Rocky Was Based On Jesus'

Hollywood filmmaker SYLVESTER STALLONE created the character of boxer ROCKY BALBOA to reflect JESUS CHRIST. Stallone was an unknown actor when he wrote and starred in the Oscar-winning 1976 movie ROCKY. And he has now...

Audience Of 7,000 Make Film History At The Vatican

LATEST: More than 7,000 film fans made history in Italy last night (26NOV06) when they attended the first world premiere held at the Vatican. THE NATIVITY STORY, a new movie about the birth of JESUS...

Christ Reference Turns Denzel Thriller Into A Comedy

A reference to JESUS CHRIST had to be taken out of the climax of DENZEL WASHINGTON and JIM CAVIEZEL's new movie because film fans found the scene at the end of the tense thriller hilarious....

Author Abandons Cameron Lawsuit

A British historic author has abandoned plans to sue JAMES CAMERON for plagiarism, after the film-maker proved he didn't copy his new documentary TEMPEST + EXODUS. RALPH ELLIS fired a letter off to the TITANIC...

Superstar Movie Cast Reunited On Stage

He may have been only 28 years when he starred in the movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar -- about the presumed age of Jesus at the time of the crucifixion --...

Nativity Film Director Frustrated With Film Livestock

Film-maker CATHERINE HARDWICKE struggled to shoot the birth of JESUS CHRIST for Christmas film THE NATIVITY STORY because a chosen cow was a nervous mother, a donkey had haemorrhoids and sheep were mad. The THIRTEEN...

Everclear Star Defends Boozing Jesus Portrayal In Video

EVERCLEAR frontman ART ALEXAKIS appeared on US news show THE O'REILLY FACTOR on Wednesday night (09AUG06) to defend his group's controversial new video, which appears to mock JESUS CHRIST. The tattooed rocker sparred with host...

South Park Episode Infuriates Bosnian Muslims

Islamic groups in Bosnia are infuriated after local TV network OBN broadcast an episode of SOUTH PARK which depicts the Muslim Prophet MOHAMMED. The episode in question portrays the Muslim prophet alongside Christianity's JESUS CHRIST,...

Campbell Shocks Fans After Returning From Sailing Adventure

THE 4400 star BILLY CAMPBELL is set to return to the hit sci-fi show after spending 13 months sailing around the world in a 139 foot (42.3 meter) yacht. The actor, whose character JORDAN COLLIER...

Slayer Under Fire From Christian Groups

Heavy metal band SLAYER are courting controversy among Christian groups by releasing sacrilegious artwork on their latest album. The cover for upcoming record CHRIST ILLUSION depicts a tattooed and amputated JESUS CHRIST standing in a...

Baldwin Slams Bono's Charity Work

Actor STEPHEN BALDWIN has criticised BONO's crusade against poverty in Africa, insisting the U2 singer should preach Christianity instead. THE USUAL SUSPECTS actor, who is a born-again Christian, is convinced the world can only heal...

Box Office Boosted By Da Vinci Code

THE DA VINCI CODE - the controversial movie adaptation of DAN BROWN's bestseller - has been hailed a Hollywood saviour, after rescuing the US box office from dwindling takings. Despite being critically panned, and banned...

India Refuses To Ban Da Vinci Code

India's Supreme Court has dismissed petitions from Christian groups and refused to ban THE DA VINCI CODE unilaterally. The presiding judges argued that no predominantly Christian country has banned the film, which is an adaptation...

China Drops Da Vinci Code

Chinese cinemas have pulled controversial blockbuster THE DA VINCI CODE off their screens, allegedly to make way for local films. The excuse has been questioned by some media sources, who suspect the religious content of...

The Da Vinci Code Banned In Pakistan

Controversial film THE DA VINCI CODE has been banned in Pakistan after officials slammed it as blasphemous and disrespectful to the country's minority Christians. The movie, based on the best-selling novel by DAN BROWN, speculates...

Da Vinci Code Pulls In The Portuguese Public

THE DA VINCI CODE has broken box office records in Portugal, despite that country's largely Roman Catholic population. The controversial film, based on the novel by DAN BROWN, took more than one million euros ($380,000/GBP684,000)...

Da Vinci Code Scores Big At Box Office

Movie blockbuster THE DA VINCI CODE took a staggering $224 million (GBP119 million) at the box office worldwide during its opening weekend. Despite poor reviews and a storm of controversy the film, based on DAN...

Gibson Slams The Da Vinci Code

Catholic actor MEL GIBSON has slammed THE DA VINCI CODE book and movie for attacking the beliefs that he holds so sacred. But THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST star has been outraged with the thriller's...

Da Vinci Code Cleared In India

Controversial movie adaptation THE DA VINCI CODE has been approved by censors in India, despite a string of protests from Christians seeking to have the TOM HANKS-starring film banned. The movie was given an adult...

Mckellen Courts Controversy At Cannes

English actor IAN MCKELLEN is bemused by the controversy over THE DA VINCI CODE novel and movie, insisting Christians should be happy with the theory that JESUS CHRIST married and produced a bloodline. The gay...

Da Vinci Code Censored In Thailand

Controversial movie THE DA VINCI CODE will be censored in Thailand after the country's Police Registration Division succumbed to pressure from local Christians. After Thai film censors and the Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand watched the...

Muslims Support Da Vinci Protests

LATEST: Muslims in India have pledged their support to the recent protests by Roman Catholics over the release of THE DA VINCI CODE movie. Hundreds of Catholics gathered in Mumbai (Bombay) last week (11MAY06) ahead...

Molina Bemused By Da Vinci Code Uproar

THE DA VINCI CODE star ALFRED MOLINA is baffled by the Catholic Church's continued protests against the movie, insisting their actions are simply publicising the controversial adaptation. The movie, which is based on DAN BROWN's...

Hanks Pokes Fun At Da Vinci Code Controversy

TOM HANKS poked fun at the religious controversy surrounding his new film THE DA VINCI CODE by facing criticism from mock priests, cardinals, nuns, Popes and even JESUS CHRIST as he guest hosted US comedy...

Hanks: 'Churches Can Benefit From The Da Vinci Code'

Oscar-winner TOM HANKS is convinced his controversial new film THE DA VINCI CODE will aid forward-thinking vicars and help ministers swell their congregations. The actor suggests church leaders should use the film, based on DAN...

South Park Creators Attack Comedy Central

SOUTH PARK creators MATT STONE and TREY PARKER have used the latest episode of the animated comedy to attack Comedy Central - because the network banned the use of an image of the PROPHET MUHAMMAD...

Vatican Slams Da Vinci Code

Vatican official FATHER RANIERO CANTALAMESSA has added to widespread criticism of DAN BROWN's best-selling novel THE DA VINCI CODE, branding it as just another example of JESUS CHRIST being sold out. Cantalamessa made his comments...

Church Slams Williams' 'Crucifixion' Stunt

Church leaders have blasted British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS for his part in a stomach-churning 'crucifixion' stunt aired on TV last night (16APR06). The Easter Sunday shocker showed the ANGELS hitmaker being pierced by 14...

Da Vinci Code Verdict Finds Brown Innocent Of Plagiarism

THE DA VINCI CODE author DAN BROWN has been cleared in London's High Court of allegations he breached copyright and plagiarised the best-seller's plot. MICHAEL BAIGENT and RICHARD LEIGH had insisted Brown ripped off their...

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