Monthly Archives: January 2012

Golgotha (1933) – Top Ten Jesus Films You’ve Never Seen Part 1

I’ve chosen to cover my list of Ten Jesus Films You’ve Never Seen in chronological order. So, first up is Golgotha, a French film from 1933 directed by Julien Duvivier. It’s a splendid, though rarely seen picture which carries the unique distinction of being the first film on the life of Christ with sound. Alternately [...]

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Top Ten Jesus Films You’ve Never Seen: The List

Here’s my complete list of Top Ten Jesus Films You’ve Never Seen, each with a link to its post in the blog series. There are more to come! Stay tuned here for the rest of the series!

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Top Ten Jesus Films You’ve Never Seen

Top ten lists of Jesus films are a recurring theme and the usual suspects are pretty universal. So, when *catapult magazine was putting together its annual “Ten Things” list for 2012, I thought I might take the opportunity to offer a list of films in the genre that are a bit more under the radar.

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A Liturgy, A Legacy: Why I Study Jesus Films

  It’s always interesting to talk to people about why I study Jesus films. Beyond the pure cinematic interest, for me, there are two threads that run through the study of Jesus films: The historical and the liturgical.

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