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Old 10-11-04, 01:09 AM
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The Beast...a direct slap in the face to PotC!

The Beast comes out on 06-06-06

The film is currently in pre-production.

The cast and crew are legally sworn to secrecy.

The theory that Jesus Christ never existed, while largely unknown to most lay Christians, is gaining credibility among scholars. Historians do not consider the Gospels to be historically accurate accounts. The authors of the Gospels, writing 40 to 90 years after the supposed life of Christ, never intended for their works to be read as biographies. There are no credible non-Christian references to Christ during the period in which he is said to have lived.

*The Beast*

Groucho and Jackskeleton called me on the telephone today and told me they will be protesting the film and already have their picket signs ready. Should be interesting.
Old 10-11-04, 01:15 AM
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Looks interesting, although i still read PotC as Pirates of the Carribean.
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How exactly can you slap a film in the face?
Old 10-11-04, 01:24 AM
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And can we PLEASE stop using acrynomns in thread titles.
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Originally posted by fumanstan
Looks interesting, although i still read PotC as Pirates of the Carribean.
Me too.
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<-- Will laugh at anyone who actually pickets this movie.
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Everything about this is kind of reaking of a DTV. It sounds like it's just trying to scrape the bottom of the barrel in order to grab controversy. Unless there's a big name actor attached to it, which would seem doubtful, I can't see this getting much play.

I remember when "The Body" with Antonio Banderas was in pre-release, it was trying to get publicity from its supposed sacrelegious ideals, and that movie absolutely tanked.
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Awesome, it's like The Omega Code for atheists!
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I sure as hell will picket this!!! How dare they slap pirates of the caribbean in the face!
Old 10-11-04, 04:07 AM
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I thought this was to be a pirate movie that it's makers were to flaunt as being more kickass than Pirates of the Caribbean. I'm glad to see I wasn't alone.
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Yes! Making this movie won't be subtitled so I won't get friggin' morons asking "Do you have the version where the speak? I know Wal-Mart sells them!"
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I'm confused. So was Jack Sparrow the messiah or not?
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Sounds like a film school conceit, like a dumbed-down Pi, if you will. Still, I'll wait and see if the film can deal with its subject matter intelligently and level-headedly. Remember Ebert's first rule: a film is not what it's about, but how it is about it.
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See you at the protest, Jack.

Looking at the website, it looks like this is a low budget piece of crap that will be lucky if it gets a distributor. Cast and crew are sworn to secrecy? Give me a break.

Looks more like a slap in the face to The Davinci Code rather than Passion of the Christ (or Pirates of the Carribean, for that matter).
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Didn't a movie called The Beast come out a few years ago? Some animal in a museum or something.
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I think two thousand years of Christianity will weather this little ditty destined to be quickly buried in dust at the back of your nearest Blockbuster Video.


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Originally posted by fumanstan
although i still read PotC as Pirates of the Carribean.
Glad I am not the only one.
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me too

I think we should email the producers and suggest a swashbuckling demon flick in biblical times. Christ vs. The Beast ... on the high seas!!

Reading that description of the "plot," why the f is it called The Beast anyway, other than to capitalize on the date.

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Originally posted by fumanstan
Looks interesting, although i still read PotC as Pirates of the Carribean.
I thought he was talking about that guy on Happy Days.
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Originally posted by mjlukich
I thought he was talking about that guy on Happy Days.
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"Sit on it, Jesus!"

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i thought this was talking about the ride "the beast" at kings island
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Originally posted by resinrats
Didn't a movie called The Beast come out a few years ago? Some animal in a museum or something.
The Relic?
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Well, you beast uses the Pot. C?

Sound appropriate to me.

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