The original Robocop, released in 1987 and directed by Paul Verhoeven, was not only one of the best science fiction films of the last three decades—"a brilliant comedy operating in the guise of an ultraviolent action movie," as Tom Scocca described it on Gawker—it was also a Christian allegory. At least according to Paul … »
Here's a new relic for all you amateur Indiana Joneses to instigate Nepalese bar brawls over. Explains the University of California of this odd 1440 tableau, it's "from the Book of Hours of Catherine of Clèves, containing the prayers and litanies of the Mass in Latin, decorated with 157 lavishly colored and gilded… »
It's unclear which congregation is behind this wonderfully weird mannequin theater, but here is Luke Skywalker rebuking one parthenogenetically born poppa for another. Is this canon? Can this be canon? Please? »
In the 2,800-person village of Shingō in Japan's Aomori prefecture, you can visit a tourist attraction that earns almost doodlysquat fanfare despite its world-shattering theological ramifications. I am, of course, talking about the grave of Jesus Christ. What, you didn't know that Jesus escaped crucifixion and… »
Happy Easter all. Thought I'd take the short holiday to bring you all brand new fresh disaster!!! Maybe I put my all easter eggs in one basket here, but it's a good basket.
Roland Emmerich's 2012 may have failed to live up to its apocalyptic promise, but one group are nonetheless not too happy about how it all turned out: The Catholic Church are seeking restitution over the movie's treatment of Jesus. »