Matt Archbold graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in 1995. He is a former journalist who left the newspaper business to raise his five children. He writes for the Creative Minority Report.
Let me see if I can entice you to go see a film that starts shooting in September called “Sweet Baby Jesus.” Here’s a quick little summary to whet your appetite from MTV :
The story is set in the ‘70s, in the town of Bethlehem… Maryland. One day, a new couple arrives in town: Joseph and his pregnant hippie wife Mary. Naturally, the town comes to think that the Second Coming of the savior is imminent.
Now if that wasn’t enough, here’s ten great reasons that’ll be sure to get you excited enough to drop ten dollars in Hollywood’s lap and some popcorn in your own:
It’s a comedy!!!
It’s from the director who brought you “Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey.”
Sharon Stone is starring as Mary’s Mother?
It’s from the director who also brought you “Garfield”!!!!
Bette Midler as the Innkeeper anyone?
Pixie Lott, whose claim to fame is the hit single in the UK “Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)” about sneaking out of the house without your parent’s permission is starring as Mary. Maybe she’ll sing a song!
It’s directed by the guy who brought you “Thunderpants” about how “an 11-year-old boy’s amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.”
Kim Catrall was going to be in it but she dropped out so that’s good news. Think of how bad it could’ve been.
It’s written by the guy who wrote “I Do and I Don’t” which was “an outrageous comedy about a blissfully unaware couple who must endure church-sanctioned marriage counseling before they can tie the knot.” They stumble into a nudist colony, their Catholic counselors are miserable drunks and perverts, and there’s plenty o’ porn jokes. Good times. Good times.
It’s guaranteed to make Christian look like complete idiots and that’s always funny.
So have I convinced you yet? I bet you can’t even wait to see it now. I just hope this puts to rest the belief that Hollywood has no understanding of Christians whatsoever. See ya’ at the movies!