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Gibson Makes Vatican Wait For Christ

LATEST: MEL GIBSON is making Catholic leaders at The Vatican wait for a viewing of his controversial new film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. Vatican officials were expecting a screening of the movie -...

Billy Graham Gives Gibson's Jesus Film A Boost

MEL GIBSON has found unlikely support as he fights criticism about the renamed THE PASSION OF CHRIST - evangelist BILLY GRAHAM. The film, which deals with the death of JESUS CHRIST and features graphic...

Senior Rabbi Backs Mel Gibson's Passion Of Christ

MEL GIBSON's controversial new film THE PASSION OF CHRIST has found an unlikely defender in a senior American rabbi. RABBI A JAMES RUDIN has urged people not to boycott the movie, which has enraged...

Jermaine Jackson: Michael Being Persecuted Like Christ

JERMAINE JACKSON has slammed the child molestation charges against his brother MICHAEL - likening them to the assassinations of JESUS CHRIST, MARTIN LUTHER KING and GHANDI. Jermaine, who was in the massively popular seventies...

Jesus Star Hit By Lightning

The hunky actor who stars as JESUS CHRIST in MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie was struck by lightning on the set. JIM CAVIEZEL, who escaped injury, was filming THE PASSION OF CHRIST near Rome,...

Downey Jr Supports Pal Mel's Christ Film

ROBERT DOWNEY JR has urged film fans not to pay attention to the religious uproar surrounding his pal MEL GIBSON's new movie THE PASSION, because it's amazing. Gibson came to Downey Jr's rescue when...

Gibson Faces Distribution Problems Over The Passion

Maverick superstar MEL GIBSON is experiencing big problems in his quest to find a major studio willing to take on his controversial film THE PASSION. The MAD MAX star directed the film about the...

Another Jesus Movie On The Way

MEL GIBSON's much-hyped movie account of the death of JESUS CHRIST has come up against competition from a less controversial film on the same subject. Gibson's THE PASSION has sparked fury from religious campaigners,...

Vatican Springs To Gibson's Defence

The headquarters of the Catholic Church have staunchly defended MEL GIBSON's controversial new film about the last day of JESUS CHRIST's life, rejecting claims it promotes anti-Semitism. CARDINAL DARIO CASTRILLON HOYES of the Vatican...

Fox Pull Out Of The Passion

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's controversial religious epic THE PASSION has hit another stumbling block - he's struggling to find a distributor to sell the movie after 20TH CENTURY FOX turned down the film. The movie,...

Jews Protest Mel Gibson Movie In New York

Jewish protestors made their feelings about MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie THE PASSION known in New York yesterday morning (28AUG03) by protesting outside the offices of NEWS CORPORATION. The organisation owns film studio 20TH...

Distributors Vie For Gibson's Passion

MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie THE PASSION has garnered interest from a gang of distribution companies - even though they've yet to see it. The movie, about the last 12 hours of JESUS CHRIST's...

Dido: I Don't Mind My Christmas Birthday

Singing sensation DIDO insists she's happy her birthday falls on Christmas Day (25DEC) - because everybody celebrates with her. And the HERE WITH ME star jokes the reason she has no problem with the...

Jews Slam Gibson Movie After First Screening

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's new movie THE PASSION has been given the official thumbs down by America's ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE. The controversial film, about the final hours of JESUS CHRIST's life, was screened for select religious...

Love Actually To Debut At Toronto Film Festival

NOTTING HILL writer RICHARD CURTIS's directorial debut LOVE ACTUALLY will finally be premiered at the TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL, Canada, next month (SEP03). The London-based comedy, starring HUGH GRANT and KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, will be presented...

Levy Struggles With Jesus

AMERICAN PIE star EUGENE LEVY suffered a humbling experience at the beginning of his acting career - when he was told he was too hairy and too Jewish to play JESUS CHRIST in musical GODSPELL....

Life Of Brian Was Never Meant To Be

MONTY PYTHON movie THE LIFE OF BRIAN started life as a bar room joke. Nearly 25 years after the film was released, the British comedy collective admit, though they did not take the idea...

New Fears For Gibson's Passion

MEL GIBSON's biblical epic THE PASSION is being tipped for box-office failure - because it's too violent. The movie, which charts the last 12 hours in the life of JESUS CHRIST, has already caused...

Gibson Slips In Subtitles

MEL GIBSON has performed a spectacular U-turn over his controversial movie about JESUS CHRIST's last hours - he's decided to include subtitles after all. Gibson shocked Hollywood after announcing THE PASSION, which stars JIM...

Mel Gibson At Centre Of Religious Row

MEL GIBSON's religious epic THE PASSION has sparked a furious row between the film's producers and the ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF AMERICA (ADL) - the ADL fears the film will "promote anti-Semitism". The ADL yesterday...

Henley Brands Dixie Chicks Backlash 'Ridiculous'

Rocker DON HENLEY has branded the negative treatment of the DIXIE CHICKS after frontwoman NATALIE MAINES' controversial comments "ridiculous". The country trio faced a massive backlash after Maines told a London audience in March...

Robert Powell's Convincing Jesus

ROBERT POWELL's portrayal of JESUS CHRIST in 70s TV series JESUS OF NAZARETH was so convincing, he was worshipped by Christians in south America. The British actor captivated audiences so much in the FRANCO...

Gibson. Bible Story Is An Action Film

MEL GIBSON has labelled his latest film THE PASSION the ultimate action movie - even though it's about the last few hours of JESUS CHRIST's life. The HAMLET director insists his new project will...

Caviezel. Jesus Chose Me To Play Him

Actor JIM CAVIEZEL believes Divine Intervention got him the role of JESUS CHRIST in a new religious biopic. The actor - a devout Catholic - stars in THE PASSION, directed by MEL GIBSON. And...

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Lil Wayne Caught On Camera Confronting Referee At Charity Basketball Match

Lil Wayne was reportedly ejected from a charity basketball game in St. Louis on Sunday...

The Internet - Special Affair Audio

LA soul collective The Internet unveil a new single entitled 'Special Affair'.