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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014): 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.
I don't usually pick pictures for a specific purpose, but I did here. Take a look at the picture I have at the top of this review. This picture symbolizes everything wrong with this movie. From left to right you have Joel Edgerton, the legendary Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, (many may remember him as being an occasional bright spot in the Transformers series) and of course, Christian Bale. Additionally, Aaron Paul (of Breaking Bad) and the also-legendary Ben Kingsley also make appearances to round out a superstar cast comparable to the likes of American Hustle last year. And yet, unlike American Hustle, none of these roles actually matter. Hell, I could play every single one of these roles and no one would notice. Ok maybe with the exception of Joel Edgerton. He was decent. But I don't know if I have ever seen such a lack of effort or caring from anyone else in this film. Every single performance could've been from my neighbor Joe the Plumber as much as it was from a superstar actor. This is the result of a horrible screenplay, as well as what us the viewers need to start catching on to: Ridley Scott is a terrible director. Hollywood has caught on to this. Now we need to as well.
The Critique: Ridley Scott sucks, guys. Directing three good movies (Blade Runner, Alien, and Gladiator) does not give you a free pass on the great multitude of crappy movies you've released over the years. Please....just stop.
The Recommendation: Grumpy cat says NO.
Rewatchability: Lol nope
The Verdict: 3/10 Bad
http://www.cinemablend.com/images/news_img/66818/Exodus_66818.jpg (Exodus picture)
http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140501181347/creepypasta/images/f/f6/Grumpy_Cat.jpg (grumpy cat)
http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/2014-06/4/11/enhanced/webdr08/anigif_enhanced-buzz-16223-1401896698-17.gif (cat explosion)
http://i.imgur.com/SpDpM5n.gif (bee explosion)
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/66/669a7a9b679541a39df5f437b5c58c55a949483662376a9fdaa04244f3be7cec.jpg (Kim Jung-Un)