Exodus: Gods and Kings

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
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Film Cast:

  • Moses: Christian Bale
  • Ramses II: Joel Edgerton
  • Sethos I: John Turturro
  • Joshua: Aaron Paul
  • Viceroy Hegep: Ben Mendelsohn
  • Séfora: María Valverde
  • Tuja: Sigourney Weaver
  • Nun: Ben Kingsley
  • Bithia: Hiam Abbass
  • Malak: Isaac Andrews
  • High Priestess: Indira Varma
  • Expert: Ewen Bremner
  • Nefertari: Golshifteh Farahani
  • Ramses’ Grand Vizier: Ghassan Massoud
  • Miriam: Tara Fitzgerald
  • Commander Khyan: Dar Salim
  • Aaron: Andrew Tarbet
  • Ramses’ Scribe: Ken Bones
  • Gershom: Hal Hewetson
  • Stonework Guard: Christopher Sciueref
  • Abiram: Emun Elliott
  • Jethro: Kevork Malikyan
  • Egyptian Soldier 4: Alejandro Naranjo
  • Viceroy Hegep’s Aide: Philip Arditti
  • Jethro’s Sister: Giannina Facio
  • Dathan: Anton Alexander
  • Tribesman: Jon Rod
  • Drover: Maykol Hernández
  • Architect: Aaron Neil
  • Firepit Guard: Nicholas Khan
  • Egyptian Soldier: Phil Perez
  • Grain Store Guard: Jorge Suquet
  • Egyptian Soldier #1: Abhin Galeya
  • Egyptian Soldier #2: Anthony Rotsa
  • Egyptian Soldier #3: Ayoub El Hilali
  • Ramses’ Gate Guard: Miquel García Borda
  • Expert: Fergaledgar

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: Dariusz Wolski
  • Music: Alberto Iglesias
  • Producer: Ridley Scott
  • Costume Design: Janty Yates
  • Production Design: Arthur Max
  • Screenplay: Steven Zaillian
  • Supervising Art Director: Benjamín Fernández
  • Producer: Mark Huffam
  • Screenplay: Jeffrey Caine
  • Stunt Coordinator: Rob Inch
  • Foley: Peter Burgis
  • Casting: Nina Gold
  • Sound Designer: James Harrison
  • Set Decoration: Pilar Revuelta
  • Producer: Michael Schaefer
  • Hairstylist: Nicola Buck
  • Makeup Artist: Luigi Rocchetti
  • Producer: Jenno Topping
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Paul Massey
  • Screenplay: Adam Cooper
  • Screenplay: Bill Collage
  • Second Unit Cinematographer: Flavio Martínez Labiano
  • Art Direction: Matthew Gray
  • Hairstylist: Nana Fischer
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Peter Chiang
  • Digital Intermediate: James Long
  • Producer: Peter Chernin
  • Art Direction: Luigi Marchione
  • Set Decoration: Celia Bobak
  • Gaffer: José Luis Rodríguez
  • Editor: Billy Rich
  • Art Direction: James Lewis
  • Underwater Camera: Tim Wooster
  • Art Direction: Gavin Fitch
  • Art Direction: Matt Wynne
  • Costume Supervisor: Ken Crouch
  • Art Direction: Alex Cameron
  • Supervising Art Director: Marc Homes
  • Art Direction: Alejandro Fernández
  • Property Master: Dennis Wiseman
  • Greensman: Roger Holden
  • Greensman: Will Holden
  • Sound Designer: Michael Fentum
  • Foley: Jason Swanscott
  • Music Editor: Robert Houston
  • Music Editor: Tony Lewis
  • Art Direction: Ashley Winter
  • Art Direction: Ravi Bansal
  • Script Supervisor: Julia Chiavetta
  • Hairstylist: Denise Kum
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Simon Carr
  • Camera Operator: Julian Morson
  • Still Photographer: Kerry Brown
  • Camera Operator: Graham Hall
  • Script Supervisor: Annie Penn
  • Visual Effects Producer: Lisa Goldberg
  • Sound Effects Editor: Mark Taylor
  • Foley: Jack Stew
  • Foley: Andrea King
  • Visual Effects Producer: Stefan Drury
  • Wigmaker: Alex Rouse
  • Visual Effects Editor: Xinyi Puah
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Stephan Trojansky
  • Helicopter Camera: John Marzano
  • Helicopter Camera: Adam Dale
  • Visual Effects Editor: Abi Cadogan
  • Sound Designer: Oliver Tarney
  • Visual Effects Editor: Aled Robinson
  • Unit Publicist: Linda Gamble
  • Wigmaker: Orlando Bassi
  • Location Manager: Matt Jones
  • Location Manager: Félix Rosell
  • Wigmaker: Ray Marston
  • Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects: Darren Robinson
  • Makeup Department Head: Tina Earnshaw
  • Visual Effects Editor: Nick Dacey
  • Visual Effects Editor: Matthew Ozerski
  • Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects: Peter Hawkins
  • Art Direction: Hayley Easton Street
  • Makeup Artist: Jessica Brooks
  • Camera Operator: Stefan Stankowski
  • Makeup Artist: Nora Robertson
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Victoria Stokes
  • Location Manager: Izaskun Montilla
  • Visual Effects Editor: Andrew Edmondson
  • Sequence Supervisor: Tim Ledbury
  • Compositors: Brian N. Bentley
  • Dialect Coach: Roisin Carty
  • Visual Effects Editor: Leanne Young
  • Producer: Mohamed El Raie
  • Art Direction: Óscar Sempere
  • Hairstylist: Carolyn Cousins
  • Hairstylist: Sian Miller
  • Hairstylist: Pippa Woods
  • Hairstylist: Alexis Continente
  • Hairstylist: Eva Marieges Moore
  • Makeup Artist: Robb Crafer
  • Makeup Artist: Audrey Doyle
  • Makeup Artist: Kristin Rasch
  • Makeup Artist: Matteo Silvi
  • Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects: Matthew MacMurray
  • Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects: Rubén Serra
  • Art Department Coordinator: Felicity Hickson
  • Assistant Art Director: Quinn Robinson
  • Assistant Art Director: Florian Müller
  • Property Master: Juan Aguirre
  • Assistant Art Director: Philip Gilmore
  • Construction Coordinator: Sarah Hunt
  • Lead Painter: Alan Gooch
  • Set Decoration Buyer: Elena Machado Hernandez
  • Dialogue Editor: Rachael Tate
  • Animation Director: Marlene Chazot
  • Animation Supervisor: Paul Chung
  • Animation Supervisor: Stafford Lawrence
  • Visual Effects Editor: Shawn Broes
  • Visual Effects Editor: Lauren Camilleri
  • Visual Effects Producer: Pierre Escande
  • Visual Effects Producer: Moriah Etherington-Sparks
  • Visual Effects Editor: Struan Farquhar
  • Visual Effects Producer: Paul Kolsanoff
  • Visual Effects Producer: Daniel Matley
  • Visual Effects Producer: Charlotte Raffi
  • Visual Effects Producer: Jamie Stevenson
  • Visual Effects Producer: Abbie Tucker-Williams
  • Visual Effects Editor: Garrett Wilson
  • Visual Effects Editor: Mark S. Wright
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Asregadoo Arundi
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Jessica Norman
  • Visual Effects Art Director: Stefano Trivelli
  • Visual Effects Art Director: Claas Henke
  • Sequence Supervisor: Jennifer Herbert
  • Sequence Supervisor: Tom Rolfe
  • CG Supervisor: James Rustad
  • CG Supervisor: Tim Zaccheo
  • CGI Supervisor: Lukas Lepicovsky
  • CG Supervisor: Daniel Pastore
  • Camera Operator: David Acereto
  • Camera Operator: Al Hindley
  • Camera Operator: Imanol Nabea
  • Camera Operator: Julio Vallejo
  • Camera Operator: Ibon Antuñano
  • Still Photographer: Inesa De La Roche
  • Costume Supervisor: Cristina Sopeña
  • Set Costumer: Amanda Trewin
  • First Assistant Editor: Laurence Johnson
  • Transportation Coordinator: Andrés Leal Chele
  • Transportation Coordinator: Melina Frías
  • Transportation Coordinator: Lee David Hollingsworth
  • Transportation Coordinator: David Louis Jones
  • Transportation Coordinator: Aline Rajan-Harjani
  • Location Manager: Ahmed Sobhy
  • Actor’s Assistant: Luis Gamazo
  • Casting: Sandra Mooney
  • Stunts: Liang Yang
  • VFX Artist: Mike Stillwell
  • VFX Artist: Adrien Flanquart
  • VFX Artist: Christoph Westphal

Movie Reviews:

  • Reno: This is a well known story and I have also seen the ’56 movie ‘The Ten Commandments’. So in this film could not foresee the modification, but it did in a slight manner like the later ‘Noah’ movie. The best part was the visuals, the graphics were so good, hard to resist the pleasure if you are vfx geek like me. That’s the reason I love modern movie, especially remake of a classic like ‘King Kong’. The problem in this flick was lie in the story telling.

    As we know, Ridley Scott is an excellent narrator, but this movie was too short even though it ran 150 minutes. I felt it was just a brief, I mean there were no details or depth in the important scenes. You will know what I’m saying if you had watched ’56 movie I mentioned in a above paragraph. That’s drawback for the first timers at a same time advantage for not to fall in boredom for those who have already seen other versions. Christian Bale, awesome; Joel Edgerton, good; Ben Kingsley, never required; Aaron Paul, totally waste.

    Overall, not cleverly stablised in the scenes that are very important, especially the final one about ten commandments should have been extended a little bit with a moral message. If it was a Peter Jackson movie, definitely it would have been a trilogy with an aggregated time of over 500 minutes. This movie was an entertainer like I enjoyed it than the message deliverer. Must be watched for the amusement and for the pleasure in updating technical aspect of the narration rather than inspiration.

    7.5/10

  • Per Gunnar Jonsson: This movie was rather disappointing as far as I am concerned. The original story has been rewritten rather drastically. This in itself do not bother me too much. I am not one of those fanatics that get a fart stuck the wrong way if someone messes with the holy bible. However, I really do not think this was a good rewrite. A lot of the magical moments had been removed and that took away a lot from the story.

    The movie starts off good enough with some nice and fairly impressive battles. Then it slows down a lot and sometimes I got a “get on with it damn it” feeling. When we finally got around to the burning bush part I got rather underwhelmed. God as a vengeful kid? Come on!

    The disasters and the special effects are not too shabby but the entire bit where Moses confronted Ramses and warned him about the disasters that where to befall Egypt are taken out. They where just thrown on Egypt one after another in ways that could be explained away as natural disasters. From one point of view I can understand the wish to do this but to me it took something away from the movie.

    Later when Ramses decides to go after the Hebrews it continues in the same way with Ridley Scott downplaying the magic in the story. There is no pillar of fire and Moses is not holding out his staff to split the see. The sea just decided to recede and Moses takes advantage of it. Sure the effects when the water returns where quite cool but again, the magic was gone.

    Technically the movie is quite well done and the acting is quite okay but the biblical grandeur and mythical aspects are no longer there. This grand adventure story is simply reduced to an ordinary, fairly mediocre adventure movie with a high budget. I have to say that I enjoyed Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments more even though the special effects in that one is hopelessly outdated and the acting is a bit awkward.

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