Jesus of Montreal (Jésus de Montréal, 1989) – Not a straightforward passion play, but there’s still not much to be said that hasn’t already been said about passion stories.
And thus ends another year of Lent. Two hundred movies, more to come next year.
Song of the South (1946) – Now what’s so racist about a cheerful old pickaninny telling some sweet white boy some stories? It was followed by “Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs” (1943), which really puts the racism in perspective. There are some things to raise a fuss about; Song of the South is hardly one of them. But maybe I just don’t get it.
Dragonball Evolution (2009) – Truly the crowning achievement of James Marsters’s career was his turn as the green-faced alien with almost no dialogue in Dragonball Evolution.
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) – To be watched with a few smart-ass friends in the room and a few glasses of wine in the gullet.