I think Mel Gibson is doing the right thing by not pandering for Awards from the Academy for The Passion of the Christ. There are several organizations, such as Passion for Fairness, that seem outraged that the movie is unlikely to win many award, but I have to wonder why they care. I agree that The Passion is worthy of acclaim and recognition for being an excellent movie, but winning awards wasn't really the point, was it? Mr. Gibson seems to realize that lobbying for an Oscar for his film would be like Jesus Christ mounting a campaign for the American presidency.

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Oscars for Jesus Michael Williams has a quick post up about THE PASSION and the fuss some are making over the awards it isn't going to win. I've written about it myself a few times, as well. Michael wonders why... Read More

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