With less blood than Gibson’s ‘Passion,’ ‘Son of God’ tells loving story of Jesus
Friday, February 28, 2014
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"Son of God" is a standard-issue Christ picture — hitting the high points from Jesus taking that first fishing trip with Peter to Lazarus to “Where’s Judas?” to “Give us Barabbas” and the long, final walk. Unlike “The Passion of the Christ,” there’s no Aramaic with English subtitles, a lot less blood and no anti-Semitism. ...