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Christian Cinema in Hollywood

26 Mar

By Comic Relief

If you are a Hollywood film enthusiast with a hunger for biblical content you have no doubt heard of three esteemed projects in the development pipelines.  Many have heard of development for Steven Spielberg’s Moses film [1], Darren Aronofsky’s Noah film [2] and even Mel Gibson’s Judah Maccabee film [3] might qualify.  If you are familiar with these directors, then you will likely be bored by descriptions of how they required their reputations.  We will have some time before those movies are released, until then let’s review some of the history of this genre.

If you are discussing specifically Hollywood’s Christian films they generally fall into these categories:

  • Biblical Narratives
  • Inspirational Narratives
  • Negation Narratives

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