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Marching on a Hard Heart: Selma Is the Exodus That Ridley Scott Failed to Deliver

Ingrid Lilly | Posted 03.11.2015 | Religion
Ingrid Lilly

Selma delivers the Exodus that history keeps writing. Black Lives Matter in the 1960s and today. And like an arrow into Pharaoh's heart, the film asks with MLK in that Selma speech, when will "the conscience of America begin to bleed" again?

Why Religious People Should Pay Attention to 'The Interview' Debacle

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

If North Korea can somewhat understandably raise a flag concerning what people might do after viewing The Interview, why are people not more concerned about the ideas put forth within the biblical stories?

Egypt Bans 'Exodus'

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Egypt has banned Hollywood's big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesman said on F...

'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

Michael Jones | Posted 02.21.2015 | Chicago
Michael Jones

I walked out after the parting of the Red Sea, which was depicted more as if an iffy forecast by Tom Skilling missed a low pressure system forming over Lake Michigan, than God majestically parting it to let his people go.

Holy Moses, Ridley Scott!

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Remy M. Maisel

Never have I seen a movie so profoundly, completely and utterly misunderstand the point of its own story as Exodus: Gods and Kings did. In fact, it's so off that I can't help but wonder if maybe the film has a different agenda than I thought it did.

The One Big Problem With the Exodus Movie

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 02.13.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Perhaps what makes Exodus an engaging film also makes it a dangerous one. The drama becomes secondary to the lesson. War prevails over wisdom. The sensational replaces the scholarly.

'Exodus: Gods And Kings' - Grand! Truly the Most Epic Version of the Story of Moses

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 02.11.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

The landscape of this film is colossal! If you get a chance, watch this on the big screen.

"Troubled" Moses or Traumatic Origins of the Bible?

David Carr | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
David Carr

We have no way to ascertain whether Moses personally suffered from trauma. He lived long before history was written down in Israel and the stories about him are shrouded in centuries of later tradition.

3 Lessons for America From Christian Bale's Moses

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

Bale's Moses changes dramatically from a strapping, confident and commanding "prince of Egypt" -- the typical hero of braun and bravado -- to a wan, confused, tormented, exhausted servant.

ReThink Review -- Exodus: Gods and Kings -- Whitewashing Gets Biblically Bizarre

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Jonathan Kim

Usually when a film depicting a story from the Bible is made, the main danger for a studio is angering religious groups who feel that the film is attacking their beliefs or strays too far from accepted (or at least favored) interpretations.

Joel Edgerton Addresses 'Exodus' Casting Controversy

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" actor Joel Edgerton addressed the race-centric casting controversy surrounding the film during a HuffPost Live interview Mond...

Christian Bale Was Never Asked To Return As Batman

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

We already know Christian Bale is still fighting feelings of jealousy over Ben Affleck playing Batman. But the "Exodus: Gods and Kings" actor revealed...

Rupert Murdoch Pretty Sure All Egyptians Are White

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media

Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter Friday to defend the casting of white actors in the upcoming Ridley Scott film "Exodus: Gods and Kings," which stars Ch...

Ridley Scott Addresses 'Exodus' Casting Controversy

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment

Following months of backlash, Ridley Scott has finally addressed the casting controversies surrounding "Exodus." In an interview with Variety, Scott s...

The New Trailer For Ridley Scott's Controversial 'Exodus' Is Here

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment

"I came to tell you that something is coming that is far beyond you and I. This is about Egypt's survival, do you understand?" That's Christian Bale a...

'Exodus' Director Addresses Casting Following Whitewash Backlash

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" doesn't arrive in theaters until December, but it's already one of the year's most controversial films. That's because direct...

Bible-Inspired Film Sparks Casting Backlash For Whitewashing Characters

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

Hollywood has faced a great deal of criticism for its long history of casting white actors to portray minority characters. “Exodus: Gods and King...

See The First Trailer For 'Exodus: Gods And Kings'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

"Exodus: Gods and Kings," or: What happens after Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" is over. The first trailer for Ridley Scott's biblical epic is here, and if...