Metamorphosis

Friday, June 02, 2006

The da Vinci code

I watched the movie a couple of days ago. It's an interesting plot and I'd recommend others to watch it. What struck me most about the movie was what didn't happen. I mean this movie targets the heart of the Christian faith as it questions the divinity of Jesus Christ. So half way through the movie it struck me that Tom Hanks hadn't received any death threats and there were no riots anywhere demanding for the author's head. Yes the Vatican and various churches expressed their disapproval of the movie and launched counter web sites to express their point of view, but it was all in a civilized manner. Compare that to the cartoons.

3 Comments:

Blogger Tarek said...

From where do you get the movie? Most of the torrents out there are fake ones :(

2:28 PM  
Blogger SeattlePharaoh said...

I watched it at a cinema here in Seattle.

3:02 PM  
Blogger The Cynic said...

Well to be fair, the west is a few hundred years ahead, regarding freedom of speech and religion.

If a book like this was written during the Spanish Inquisition for example, the author would have experienced the whole collection of torture techniques.

2:31 AM  

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