Say what you will about religion and Christianity and the Bible, but they do make some impressive and brilliant cinematic adventures. Now starring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix, director Garth Davis brings us Mary Magdalene.
The film tells the secretive story of Mary Magdalene, a woman who walked with Jesus and the disciples who became his greatest confidant, eventually being there when he died (spoilers, jeez.) ]
Trust us, there will be a lot of talk about why Mary Magdalene and Jesus were played by two very white, albeit very great, actors. But there are attempts to diversify this unheard of biblical tale and the gorgeous cinematography looks top notch. Plus, Chiwetel Ejiofor. He’s always a good egg.
What do you think?
Mary Magdalene is out 16th March!