Ridley Scott is no Cecil B. DeMille. That's not necessarily a bad thing. What it means is that Scott's new epic Exodus: Gods and Kings is as much a product of our high-tech new-millennium era as The Ten Commandments was of the Eisenhower gray-flannel suit period.
This is an episode of Temple of Bad that includes several firsts. It's our first discussion of a black-and-white film. It's our first discussion of a film that has such a ridiculously short running time.