After seeing, "The Passion of the Christ," ten years ago, my husband refused to go to another emotionally charged cry-fest with me; so I rounded up a couple of the kids (and several packs of Kleenex) and saw, "Son of God" tonight.
I like watching different versions of the life and times of Jesus as well as viewing various artistic renderings, (see the "Pictures and Quotes" section). It is helpful for opening up discussions about the accuracy of the film when cross referenced with scripture and historical documents.
If you've spent any time in the church pews you should know exactly why Jesus came and died (if not, then please read the Book of John and Hebrews) but after spending time out in the world you may be confused about the precise way Jesus died, especially when different theories are repeatedly thrown around.
One can only inwardly quake in horror at the brutality of Jesus' death when you see in cinematic detail the punishment we deserve (Isaiah 53:5) being inflicted on him.
The following list (from "Free Christian Teaching") describes in detail how Jesus ultimately died: