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Movie: The Last Temptation of Christ
Jesus (Willem Dafoe), a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas (Harvey Keitel) -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt. As he is put to death on the cross, Jesus is tempted by visions of an ordinary life married to Mary Magdalene (Barbara Hershey). [more inside]
Movie: The Lost Leonardo
In 2008, a few of the world's most distinguished Leonardo Da Vinci experts gathered around an easel at the National Gallery in London to examine a mysterious painting: an unassuming Salvator Mundi (Latin for Savior of the World), found in a shady New Orleans auction house, that a select few believed to be a long-forgotten masterwork by Leonardo Da Vinci. That day, Salvator Mundi was authenticated as being the creation of Da Vinci himself, and thus, one of the most beguiling and perplexing stories of the 21st century was set into motion. [more inside]
Movie: The Jesus Rolls
Fresh out of prison and spun out of The Big Lebowski's universe, Jesus Quintana embarks on misfit adventures with an ensemble cast of rogues. [more inside]
The Family: The Family Season 1, Ep 0
Documentary series shown on Netflix which examines a conservative Christian group—known as the Family or the Fellowship—its history, and investigates its influence on American politics. It is based on books by Jeff Sharlet.