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'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

Michael Jones | Posted 12.23.2014 | 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.

Ridley Scott Sends His 'Martian' Script Into Space

EW.com | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

NASA’s Orion spacecraft was designed to shuttle astronauts to Mars some day. When it made its first successful test flight on Dec. 5 from Florida’...

Holy Moses, Ridley Scott!

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 12.19.2014 | 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.

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

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.12.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

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

3 Lessons for America From Christian Bale's Moses

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 12.12.2014 | 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 12.12.2014 | 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.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You've been to Ouarzazate, Morocco -- at least visually -- even if you don't know it.

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...

Ridley Scott Slams Anyone Upset Over 'Exodus' Casting

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The biblical film "Exodus: Gods and Kings" has come under fire for white actors being cast in the main roles as Egyptians. But dire...

The Archivist's Dilemma: Q&A With Oddball Films' Stephen Parr

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

While working on my new film in the Bay Area this summer, I had the good fortune of being introduced to Stephen Parr and his massive 6000 sq. ft. archive aptly named Oddball Films.

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...

Christian Bale Has Gotten Inside Moses' Head

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion

Christian Bale may not have known anything about Moses before preparing for his role in 'Exodus,' but after reading the Bible, the Torah, the Quran an...

Ridley Scott Disses the Jews

Lev Raphael | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

My point is, the world expected more from Ridley Scott's Moses than an actor with great abs. Well, maybe not.

'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...

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...

Could There Be Another 'Alien' Movie On The Way?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

For anyone who didn't think "Alien: Resurrection" was a questionable way to extend the sci-fi horror franchise's shelf life, Sigourney Weaver is of th...

Matthew Jacobs

Catherine Keener On The 'Thelma & Louise' Scene You Didn't See Her In

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

Catherine Keener's latest movie, the low-budget indie "Maladies," is offbeat, even if she doesn't see it as such. Directed by New York-based visual ar...

Ridley Scott Criticized For Ruining Holiday Parade

Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment

Locals on Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands want to add another title to director Ridley Scott's lengthy resume: grinch. Residents in the town of ...

David O. Russell's American Hustle: Bad Hair on a Good Day or Vice Versa

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

After a screening of his American Hustle, at a party at the Monkey Bar sponsored by OPI, director David O. Russell held court. Having paved the road t...

'It's a Bitter Little World': The Courmayeur Noir in Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.06.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The Courmayeur Noir in Festival is an event that appears to go beyond the typical film festival format. Surrounded by sidebar conversations, exhibits and featuring a work in progress alongside titles by mainstream filmmakers, the festival has gained a following worthy of the noir genre.

Visiting the Set of "Game of Thrones" and "Lawrence of Arabia" in Morocco

Karin Badt | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Marrakesh International Film Festival, in conjunction with the Moroccan National Tourism Bureau, treated 60 journalists and film industry professi...

Why Cameron Diaz Changed Her Performance Because Of Rihanna

Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Oh, "The Counselor." You continue to baffle us. We're already well aware that Ridley Scott's once-anticipated thriller turned out to be a big ol' ...

Popcorn Preview: The Counselor

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Counselor (2013) Cast includes: Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave), Penélope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Cameron Diaz (There's some...

What Does This Movie Mean?

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment

-- Somewhere deep into "The Counselor," I found myself mesmerized by a metaphysical monologue from one of the characters — someone who sounded stri...