Aaron Mesh on Hollywood's controversial attempts to portray the last days of Jesus Christ on film.
HOLLYWOOD UNDER SIEGE:
Martin Scorsese, the Religious Right, and the Culture Wars.
By Thomas R. Lindlof. Univ. Press of Kentucky. 394 pp. $32.50
When Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ was released in 1988, it met with thunderous outrage. Paul Schrader, the film’s screenwriter, recalls walking into Scorsese’s...