Examining Controversial Depictions of Jesus Christ in Cinema

Examining Controversial Depictions of Jesus Christ in Cinema

As one of history’s most influential figures, depictions of Jesus Christ have caused controversy and discord since the days of the early church, and the same goes for cinema. In this piece Katie Doyle examines cinema’s most provocative interpretations of the Easter Story.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

In Part 4 of her series ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’, Katie Doyle uncovers what it means to be an English Catholic through ‘Becket’ (1964) and ‘A Man for All Seasons’ (1966).

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A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

In this eye-opening piece of analysis, Katie Doyle takes an in-depth look at ‘The Passion of the Christ’ as a piece of art and a cultural phenomenon, flagging issues regarding discrimination and the movie’s post-9/11 politics.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Terry Gilliam’s ‘Brazil’ and Martin McDonagh’s ‘In Bruges’ are the subject of Katie Doyle’s 3rd piece in her “Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With” series, in which she dissects the morality of each film and their profound effects on her.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ 2.5 – The Miracle Maker

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ 2.5 – The Miracle Maker

Katie Doyle has revisited her ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ series to bring a small Easter-themed update, with ‘The Miracle Maker’ the case study.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 2

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 2

In Part 2 of her ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ series, Katie Doyle outlines three more films that have had a profound effect on her faith and spirituality.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 1

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 1

A person’s faith can have a profound effect on their cinema watching experience and, sometimes, the cinema watching experience can have a profound effect on a person’s faith. Katie Doyle’s journey through cinema has been bullet pointed by such moments. In this piece, the first of two articles, she outlines three movies she had a spiritual experience with.

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