But then The Passion of the Christ, which brought in $370 million domestically, was one of the highest-grossing films of all time. And while it got plenty of media attention, the coverage was completely different from that surrounding The Da Vinci Code. As aggressively as Da Vinci has been puffed, Christ got poked.
The American Enterprise: Cheering The Code After Punching The Passion
This is why AEI should stick to Economics and Foreign Policy, where they put together competent, well written and reasonable right-leaning arguments. While I usually disagree with them, they don’t sound like the silly blathering you might hear on Fox or from the hacks at Heritage.
First off, how much positive press has Tom UFO Cult Cruise received? I’m guessing none, once you factor out Scientology newsletters. What about the Kaballah? Heard anything other than parody about Hollywood Kaballah followers?
However, this is besides the point. This article is pretty silly. And wrong. A quick check at Meta Filter shows that the so-called liberal media has given The Da Vinci Code mixed reviews at best. And just to point out how silly the liberal media bias argument is, The Tom DeLay documentary has been panned by the media.