The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected

The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected
It’s been 22 years since the dubious Puerto Rican appeared in the Coen brothers’ classic – and 46 since Les Valseuses, the French sex comedy John Turturro has loosely adapted for Jesus’s comeback. Welcome to the world of the cinematic crossover

Long before the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with its characters popping up willy-nilly in one another’s adventures, there existed what might be called the World Cinema Universe. It was there when the McU was a gleam in an accountant’s eye, and it will be with us long after Tom Holland is using a stairlift rather than climbing the walls, although entry is not restricted to those with superpowers. It is here that you will find characters crossing between separate films, sometimes in the form of a grudge match or a genre mashup (the various Abbott and Costello Meet … horror-comedies). The same actor (Michael Keaton) might play the same cop
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