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651 Ratings

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Directed by Ridley Scott
United Kingdom, United States, 2014
Drama, Action, Adventure


The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings Directed by Ridley Scott
In many ways, Exodus adhered to the formula that is being used across various 3D action blockbusters… Although formulaic, the depth fields that were constructed in this system were extensive and rich in detail, proving that Scott and his stereographic team have a good eye for how to use 3D technology in dynamic ways.
January 22, 2015
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I don’t expect all films set in ancient cultures to be 100% authentic in their design and their depiction of events. Considerations of spectacle and general visual appeal take precedence at times. But Exodus goes a bit over the top. Even a one-time tourist to Egypt who was paying the slightest attention to the guide would spot some laugh-out-loud moments here.
January 11, 2015
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It’s sad to say that the most interesting aspects of this film don’t actually occur on the screen. There has been much rhubarbing about how, in an interview with Variety, Ridley Scott offered some rather unreconstructed commentary on the casting process of the film and the fact that all his lead players were white purely as a way to secure funding. This Partridge-like marketing snafu offers a thorny philosophical talking point which the film is sorely lacking.
December 24, 2014
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