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Saturday, August 02, 2014

Christian Bale is Moses :)

Coming to a theater near us in December ... Exodus: Gods and Kings. It's an ...

upcoming British-American biblical epic film directed by Ridley Scott .... The film stars Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley. It is an interpretation of the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt as led by Moses and related in the Old Testament Book of Exodus.

I hope the movie will be good because i do like Christian Bale. He's done a nice job in many films - Little Women, Equilibrium, Batman Begins, The New World , 3:10 to Yuma, Terminator Salvation . My sister likes him too - her favorite movie of his is American Psycho.

There aren't really reviews yet, of course, but it has been in the news. Here's the beginning of a piece at The Guardian ...

First look at Ridley Scott's biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings

It's one of the most dramatic, politically charged and quite frankly blockbusting books in the Bible, and Exodus looks set to be an equally epic movie. The first trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings has arrived, and director Ridley Scott looks to be on very firm ground. After reinventing the swords and sandals genre with Gladiator, he has delved further into big historical action films with Kingdom of Heaven and Robin Hood. But where those later films were slightly bogged down in dingy midnight blues, Scott is back to the resplendent golds of Gladiator, as he dramatises the face-off between Moses and Ramses II – with God waiting in the wings as the ultimate cavalry ...


Anonymous Richard said...

American Psycho, Batman, and Moses...interesting resume. Hoping for more than we got from Noah

12:51 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Yeah. I still haven't seen Noah but it sounded pretty depressing. Maybe it will be ok ... different directors.

3:03 PM  

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