THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Mel Gibson in 'Braveheart,' 'The Road Warrior,' and 'What Women Want'
From the stalwart hunk in "Road Warrior" (center), Mel Gibson moved on to an over-the-top assault on Scottish History in "Braveheart" (left) and explored his softer side with shaving cream and panty hose in "What Women Want" (right). (Photos courtesy (from left) Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, and Paramount Pictures) Photos courtesy (from left) Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, and Paramount Pictures

The once & future Mel

Gibson's film roles, from Mad Max to scary Skinner, paint the portrait of an artist going bonkers

December 3, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Tom Cruise and Michael Jackson may have gotten their share of incredulous headlines , but no one has lost it in public with such can't-look-away abandon as Mel Gibson. From his battles with gay activists over "Braveheart" to his highly vocal part in the controversy over "The Passion of the Christ," Gibson has laughed dementedly all the way to the ... (Full article: 1030 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Movie listings search

Movie times  Globe review archive