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The Passion of the Christ: Torture, Anti-Semitism, and Ideological Fantasy

During the filming of Mel Gibson’s 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ, the actor portraying the character of Jesus (Jim Caviezel) was struck by lightning… 6,396 more words

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There’s just a different feel in church on #Easter

It is a special time of year. A time of new growth and renewal. Flowers are blooming and grass is growing.

Easter holds a special meaning for so many people. 482 more words


Diversity Rant Part 2 - Another Facepalm...

A few weeks ago I wrote a short rant about a local conference “TConf 2016” and the lack of diversity in their one-day software testing program. 187 more words

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The Birth, the Life, and the Death of Christ (1906)

This rather ambitious film from Alice Guy probably qualifies as a “feature,” although it is only just over half an hour long. Certainly it is the longest connected series of scenes I’ve seen from Guy, and as such may represent her “masterpiece” so far as cinema history is concerned. 768 more words