&quot;MelGibson http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/4991/all en The "Sadism" of Mel Gibson's "The Passion" http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/sadism-mel-gibsons-passion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathan Lee on the new &quot;Texas Chainsaw Massacre&quot;: &quot;Like &#039;The Passion of the Christ,&#039; it is an invitation to hard-core sadism.&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>Missing the point, again: A brief <a href="http://movies2.nytimes.com/2006/10/06/movies/06chai.html" target="_self">Nathan Lee review </a>on Friday of an exploitative "prequel" to the classic horror film "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" echoes a religiously offensive comment from Week in Review columnist Frank Rich.</p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/sadism-mel-gibsons-passion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch "MelGibson "Passion FrankRich Movies NathanLee NewYorkTimes NYTimes Religion Reviews TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 06 Oct 2006 17:11:00 +0000 admin 5211 at http://archive2.mrc.org