Posts tagged with ‘jesus

IHC After Dark short films: “Pious Mary”

Based on the controversial story of Mary Magdalene and Jesus Christ, Pious Mary is a twisted and surreal modern retelling of that torrid relationship. In the amateur debut of writer and director EJ Moreno, the film is done on a micro-budget with only a week to complete but don’t let that fool you. With it being a hit on social media site Tumblr and video hosting site Vimeo, Pious Mary is a cult classic in the making that even John Waters would chuckle at. Viewers beware!   

Several historians believe this jewel encrusted onyx goblet gathering dust in a Spanish museum is the Holy Grail

Even though the cup that Jesus supposedly drank from at the Last Supper was described by Biblical accounts as a simple onyx goblet, legend has it that after Jesus’s death, the cup was disguised as a much more ornate drinking vessel, where it remained hidden in Israel for hundreds of years, where it was stolen by Muslims in the Middle Ages, given to Christians in Egypt, where it was then given as a gift, centuries later, to King Fernando I of Castile, and then eventually ended up in a museum as “just another jewel encrusted royal goblet”. But now, several historians feel very certain that this cup is the last cup Jesus drank from. It’s like the Holy Grail of Biblical history or something.

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