#070: The Last Temptation of Christ



My life would be completely different if I didn’t have the character-building experience of going to a Christian school for seven years, nothing horrible enough to merit a memoir but certainly memorable.  One of the key periods of these years that I remember very well was when Martin Scorsese’s remarkably controversial film came out and, from my point of view, made it feel like the world was going to end.  He rode through the furor calmly and with grace and now, years later, the Criterion Collection allows us the opportunity to see the film for the flawed masterpiece that it is.

Listen to the podcast episode here:  PODCAST

My review of the film on my blog:  REVIEW

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