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Israeli Politician Attacks Gibson

4th March 2004

The leader of one of Israel's most radical political parties is calling for MEL GIBSON to stand trial for making controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. The film became the most successful Wednesday...

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Ford Coppola Praises Gibson's Passion

3rd March 2004

Legendary movie-maker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has praised MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, and told the star to ignore his critics. The film, which chronicles the final 12 hours in...

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Gibson's Passion Picks Up Even More Cash

2nd March 2004

MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST actually earned $7.7 million (GBP4 million) more on its opening weekend than was previously reported. It was initially estimated that the film, which follows the...

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Caviezel Suffers As Jesus

2nd March 2004

Religious movie star JAMES CAVIEZEL suffered for his art while playing JESUS in MEL GIBSON's harrowing THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST epic - he dislocated his shoulder and was struck by hypothermia. THE COUNT...

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British Jews Blast Gibson's Passion

2nd March 2004

MEL GIBSON's THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST has been slammed by the British Jewish community as being dangerous and likely to stir up anti-Semitism. The controversial movie, about the last twelve hours of JESUS...

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Scott: Women Confuse Me With My Characters

1st March 2004

Actor SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT's reputation as a big screen joker has played havoc with his romantic quests - because women always see him as the "guy who drank semen" in AMERICAN PIE. Despite cementing...

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Peta Target Gibson's Passion

1st March 2004

MEL GIBSON has come under attack again - this time from animal rights activists who are furious he's raising animals for meat at his beef cattle ranch in Columbus, Montana. The PASSION OF THE...

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Gibson: Passion Will Be A Blockbuster

29th February 2004

Confident movie-maker MEL GIBSON is determined his controversial new film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST will be an international blockbuster. The WHAT WOMEN WANT star directed JIM CAVIEZEL in the movie about the final...

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Kaczmarek Slams Gibson's Passion

27th February 2004

MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star JANE KACZMAREK has slammed MEL GIBSON for making controversial film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - accusing him of inciting hatred. The movie about the final days of JESUS...

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Gibson Hits Back At Passion Critics

27th February 2004

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST director MEL GIBSON has blasted critics of the controversial movie as "demented bigots" who are determined to "persecute" him. The 48-year-old sparked outrage from religious leaders, many of whom...

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Can The Passion Of Christ Save The Aramaic Language?

26th February 2004

MEL GIBSON's upcoming movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST has been praised by linguists - for saving the Aramaic language from dying out. The controversial film - which depicts the final days of JESUS CHRIST...

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Bush Eyes The Passion Of The Christ

26th February 2004

American President GEORGE W BUSH plans to see MEL GIBSON's upcoming movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST - despite the furore surrounding the religious epic. The movie, which tells the story of the crucifixion of...

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Good News For Gibson's Christ Film

25th February 2004

MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie has been given an early boost - distributors NEWMARKET FILMS are expanding the movie's release in theatres next week (25FEB04) to meet rising ticket demand. Newmarket Films bosses are...

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Gibson's Father Blast Jews

24th February 2004

MEL GIBSON's father HUTTON has launched a blistering attack on the Jewish religion - just days before his son's controversial film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST is released in America. Catholic extremist Hutton, 85,...

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Former Evanescence Star Teams Up With Idol

23rd February 2004

Former EVANESCENCE star BEN MOODY has teamed up with AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON to give her music a rocky edge. The guitarist, who quit the goth rockers late last year (03), has been...

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Creed Star's Last Minute Passion Bid

22nd February 2004

CREED star SCOTT STAPP is so impressed with MEL GIBSON's new THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST epic, he has offered the movie maker new songs to use on the soundtrack. Stapp is keen to...

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Tina Turner To Star As Indian Goddess

22nd February 2004

Veteran singer TINA TURNER is coming out of retirement to an play an Indian goddess in a new movie. The WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT singer, who had a successful farewell tour...

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Mel Gibson Brands Anti-semitism A Sin

20th February 2004

Hollywood actor MEL GIBSON insists he holds a great respect for the Jewish community - because his devotion to Catholicism prevents him from being anti-Semitic. Gibson has faced an uproar from the Jewish community,...

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Gibson: Walk Out If You Don't Like Passion's Violence

20th February 2004

MEL GIBSON is encouraging people to walk out of his upcoming movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST if they find the violence too much to deal with. The actor insists the graphic depiction of...

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Gibson's Passion Is 'Extreme'

19th February 2004

MEL GIBSON has defended the violence in his controversial religious film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - explaining he wanted it to be as "extreme" and "shocking" as possible. The LETHAL WEAPON star -...

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Gibson: New Film Healed Suicide Thoughts

13th February 2004

MEL GIBSON used his controversial new film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST to "heal" his suicidal tendencies following a severe bout of depression. The LETHAL WEAPON star claims he was on the brink of...

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Gibson Is Seventh Toughest Guy In America

9th February 2004

MAD MAX star MEL GIBSON has finished seventh in a new tough guys poll, to become the top celebrity on the list. Gibson was beaten on the list by sports stars, politician JOHN McCAIN...

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Gibson Asks California Church Leaders For Film Support

9th February 2004

MEL GIBSON took part in a satellite interview on Saturday (07FEB04) to answer worried Christians' questions about his new movie. The BRAVEHEART star beamed the live chat to 3,800 invited guests at AZUSA PACIFIC...

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Religious Leaders Back Gibson Movie

6th February 2004

Religious leaders are poised to make MEL GIBSON's controversial film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST a hit when it opens in America later this month (FEB04) - by giving away free tickets. The movie,...

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Gibson Unknown In Romania

6th February 2004

Actor-turned-director MEL GIBSON may be an international star - but he's still a relative unknown in Romania. Gibson has cast Romanian actress MAIA MORGENSTERN as MARY in his controversial new film THE PASSION OF...

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Mel Gibson Cuts Controversial Scene From Passion

5th February 2004

Hollywood actor MEL GIBSON has decided to delete a controversial scene from his upcoming film THE PASSION OF CHRIST, following furious protests from Jewish groups. A scene in the film, in which the Jewish...

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Gibson Slammed For Defending Dad's Holocaust Denial

4th February 2004

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON has been slammed as "ignorant" and "insensitive" for defending his dad over his view that the Holocaust has been exaggerated. The LOADED WEAPON actor - whose new pet project THE...

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Gibson's Passion Lauded By Member Of Jewish Community

4th February 2004

The controversy surrounding MEL GIBSON's new movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST has been praised by a member of the Jewish community - because it's reignited discussion about JESUS. The upcoming film has been at...

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Gibson's Passion Helps Release Of Judas Movie

3rd February 2004

The controversy surrounding MEL GIBSON's upcoming movie THE PASSION OF CHRIST has been credited getting a film about JUDAS ISCARIOT to American TV screens next month (MAR04). The makers of JUDAS, which features CHRISTINA...

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Religious Groups Plan Lectures On Gibson Film

2nd February 2004

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST will be greeted by a campaign of sermons and lectures when it opens in America later this month (FEB04). The AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE and...

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