MelGibson http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7171/all en Media Ignore Oliver Stone's Anti-Jewish Rant, Bashed Mel Gibson for His http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-oliver-stones-anti-jewish-rant-bashed-mel-gibson-his <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alana-goodman">Alana Goodman</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >“<st1:city w:st="on">Hollywood</st1:city> may shun Mel Gibson for his anti-Semitic ravings, but the right wing in George Bush's increasingly hate-filled <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region> won't,” <a href="http://www.salon.com/entertainment/feature/2006/08/01/mel" />wrote</a> Salon.com's Neal Gabler on August 1, 2006, four days after Mel Gibson was arrested for drunkenly spewing anti-Semitic hatred to a police officer.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-oliver-stones-anti-jewish-rant-bashed-mel-gibson-his" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Anti-Semitism MelGibson OliverStone Tue, 27 Jul 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28945 at http://www.mrc.org Frank Rich Rehashes 'Sadomasochist' Smear Against 'Passion of the Christ,' Buries Social Conservatism http://www.mrc.org/articles/frank-rich-rehashes-sadomasochist-smear-against-passion-christ-buries-social-conservatism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Frank Rich put his original &quot;sadomasochist&quot; attack on &quot;The Passion of the Christ&quot; in someone else&#039;s mouth, and kept this box office prediction stuffed down the memory hole: &quot;Indeed, it&#039;s hard to imagine the movie being anything other than a flop in America, given that it has no major Hollywood stars and that its dialogue is in Aramaic and Latin (possibly without benefit of subtitles).&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Columnist Frank Rich brazenly celebrated the decline and fall of Mel Gibson and, in a related matter (if only in Rich's mind), the decline and fall of the social conservative movement in America in his latest Sunday column, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/opinion/18rich.html?scp=2&amp;sq=%22frank%20rich%22&amp;st=cse">The Good News About Mel Gibson</a>." Rich went further that criticism of Gibson's nasty audiotape assaults, going after not just the artist but his artistic achievement, "The Passion of the Christ," the bloodily authentic 2004 portrayal of the crucifixion of Jesus </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/frank-rich-rehashes-sadomasochist-smear-against-passion-christ-buries-social-conservatism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch FrankRich Gaffes liberalmediabias MelGibson Movies NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PassionoftheChrist Religion SocialConservatives TimesWatch Mon, 19 Jul 2010 19:03:00 +0000 admin 7712 at http://www.mrc.org Behar Ridicules Christians, Insists She Doesn't Ridicule Christians http://www.mrc.org/articles/behar-ridicules-christians-insists-she-doesnt-ridicule-christians <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/melissa-afable">Melissa Afable</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Joy Behar is no stranger to anti-Christian sentiments, except in her own mind.</p> <br /> <p >On “The Joy Behar Show” July 15, the host railed against Christians who defended actor and director Mel Gibson in the wake of drunken anti-Semitic comments in 2006, but are silent about his recent racist and sexist comments. Moments later, however, Behar claimed she doesn't hate Christians.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/behar-ridicules-christians-insists-she-doesnt-ridicule-christians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Family Christianity Christians JoyBehar MelGibson StephenBaldwin Fri, 16 Jul 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28957 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Can't Report Box-Office Receipts Without Blurting 'Mel Gibson, Anti-Semitic Drunk' http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-cant-report-box-office-receipts-without-blurting-mel-gibson-anti-semitic-drunk <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times certainly doesn't have stars in its eyes when it writes about movie star Mel Gibson. What could have been a standard weekend-box-office-receipts piece by Brooks Barnes on Monday sounded like an <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/movies/01box.html">attack piece</a>:<br /><br /></p><blockquote><p>And the blue money just keeps rolling in.</p></blockquote><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-cant-report-box-office-receipts-without-blurting-mel-gibson-anti-semitic-drunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Anti-Semitism BiasAlert DoubleStandards EdgeofDarkness liberalmediabias MelGibson Movies Tue, 02 Feb 2010 12:39:00 +0000 35633 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Can't Report Box-Office Receipts Without Blurting 'Mel Gibson, Anti-Semitic Drunk' http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-cant-report-box-office-receipts-without-blurting-mel-gibson-anti-semitic-drunk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Checking the weekend receipts for Mel Gibson&#039;s dark thriller, &quot;Edge of Darkness,&quot; arts writer Brooks Barnes reminded readers of the actor&#039;s &quot;anti-Semitic outburst&quot; and pondered: &quot;Had moviegoers forgotten his rant and the subsequent tabloid brush fire? Many people in the movie business still harbor raw feelings about it.&quot; So, evidently, do &quot;many people&quot; at the Times. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The New York Times certainly doesn't have stars in its eyes when it writes about movie star Mel Gibson. What could have been a standard weekend-box-office-receipts piece by Brooks Barnes on Monday sounded like an <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/movies/01box.html">attack piece</a>:<br /><br /></p><blockquote><p>And the blue money just keeps rolling in.</p></blockquote><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-cant-report-box-office-receipts-without-blurting-mel-gibson-anti-semitic-drunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Anti-Semitism DoubleStandards EdgeofDarkness liberalmediabias MelGibson Movies NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 01 Feb 2010 17:08:00 +0000 admin 7349 at http://www.mrc.org A Guide to the Movie Galaxy http://www.mrc.org/articles/guide-movie-galaxy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >In the groves of academe, studying popular culture is often the preserve of nutty left-wing professors performing exotic Marxist autopsies on the imperialist dynamics of Donald Duck comic books.  Academic conservatives are teaching and writing about Homer the Greek poet, not Homer the Simpson, which is important but ofttimes leaves their audiences without a learned guide to analyze the themes of our modern culture. </p> <p >     </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/guide-movie-galaxy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith braveheart Dr.ThomasHibbs filmnoir gladiator hollywood MelGibson redemption ThePassion Mon, 21 Jul 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28156 at http://www.mrc.org