Comments on: Director Of ‘Basic Instinct’ Wants To Do A Jesus Movie http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/director-of-basic-instinct-wants-to-do-a-jesus-movie/ Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:54:30 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 By: A Scholar http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/director-of-basic-instinct-wants-to-do-a-jesus-movie/#comment-110286 A Scholar Fri, 20 May 2011 19:31:00 +0000 http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=208921#comment-110286 Please.  This guy is not a scholar.  He's read SOME scholarship.  And he largely rejects what professional Historical Jesus scholars say.  When he showed his outline for a movie to the Jesus Seminar he was told it made of stuff they had voted down as unhistorical!   He told them what they'd come up with wouldn't make much of a movie.  So he cooked up his own idea of Jesus as a violent revolutionary who's on the run from angry priests.  Utter nonsense.  Don't buy into this guy's claim to be trying to portray the Historical Jesus.   His guiding principle is: how can he shock people the most?  Please.  This guy is not a scholar.  He’s read SOME scholarship.  And he largely rejects what professional Historical Jesus scholars say.  When he showed his outline for a movie to the Jesus Seminar he was told it made of stuff they had voted down as unhistorical!   He told them what they’d come up with wouldn’t make much of a movie.  So he cooked up his own idea of Jesus as a violent revolutionary who’s on the run from angry priests.  Utter nonsense.  Don’t buy into this guy’s claim to be trying to portray the Historical Jesus.   His guiding principle is: how can he shock people the most? 

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