Critic Review - New York Times

The Passion of the Christ is so relentlessly focused on the savagery of Jesus' final hours that this film seems to arise less from love than from wrath, and to succeed more in assaulting the spirit than in uplifting it.

February 24, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comments (5)
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AlexFrasier

Alex Frasier

absolutely agree

May 17 - 03:23 PM

Metafact

Jane Holt

Definitely. I have never agreed with A.O. Scott so much as now.

Jun 28 - 02:10 AM

lethalfarm

Blondie Tuco

Maybe that was the point of the film idiot

Oct 25 - 05:48 PM

squarethecircle

G S

Maybe it's a stupid point and that's why he gave it a bad review.

Nov 14 - 09:39 PM

Joe Hughey

Joe Hughey

The real point is, that the death of Christ will never appear to secularists as is does to Christians. The two will always view the vent in completely different ways. So when secularists watch the film and see an oppressively graphic snuff film, Christians will see something completely different; an inspiring message of salvation and sacrifice.

Oct 10 - 08:43 AM

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