March 1st, 2006

Cinema Dave  Swashbuckling ournalist and

Remember Ash Wednesday 2004 ?

Wow!
It seems so long ago that Mel Gibson released his foreign language movie,
when in fact it has only been 2 years.

Mel Gibson - The Passion of The Christ

No money was spent on the marketing of "The Passion of the Christ" for the Oscars,
so the film was ignored by the Academy.

Mel Gibson - The Passion of The Christ

The film made more money in 40 days and 40 nights than most Hollywood Blockbusters.

Mel Gibson - The Passion of The Christ

Given the unexpected success of "The Passion of the Christ," the Motion Picture industry has never been the same.

Mel Gibson - The Passion of The Christ

The film is not playing at local theatres this Ash Wednesday,
but some churches may be playing "The Passion of the Christ" for free in your local community.