It’s not every day I get to tag a /Film story with ‘Muhammad’. So I guess I should thank evident crackpot producer Barrie Osborne, one of the men behind The Matrix and Lord of the Rings, because he wants to make a giant film about Muhammad. Yes, that Muhammad — the founder and prophet of Islam. A couple of cartoons depicting his image were once enough to generate a global outcry. (Visual depictions of the prophet are forbidden by Islamic law in some sects.) How will things work out when a producer puts up twenty-four pictures of him every second? Poorly, which is why Muhammad will not be seen in the movie that depicts his life. Read More »