Sunday, November 06, 2005

apokalupto - A Trendsetter?

Via FilmChat:
Mel Gibson is finally working on his follow-up to The Passion of the Christ, reports Variety:
Gibson wrote the script and will direct "Apocalypto," which, sources say, is not religious in theme. Pic begins production in October in Mexico for a summer 2006 release. . . .

Gibson will not star in "Apocalypto" and may not use a star for the film, which is set in an ancient civilization some 3,000 years ago. The title is a Greek term which means "an unveiling" or "new beginning."
I must be a trendsetter. Check out the following timeline:
  1. June 16, 2005 - I christen my blog with an obscure Greek verb.
  2. July 22, 2005 - Mel Gibson announces his new movie, entitled with the same obscure Greek verb.
Coincidence? We think not.

The difference between "apokalupto" and "apokalypto" is whether you transliterate the Greek letter upsilon to the English alphabet with its lowercase equivalent "u" or uppercase "y".

FilmChat, a Christian film critic's blog, has an update on Apokalypto.

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