Here we go again: Gods of Egypt and the “diversity” debate


It has been a little over two years since I first mentioned the ancient-mythological epic Gods of Egypt here at this blog, and now — with the film’s release only three and a half months away — we finally have some official images from the film.

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Two Moses movies get the “movie barcode” treatment


One of these days, I will get around to posting some thoughts on the Blu-Ray edition of Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings. In the meantime, here are a couple of Moses-themed graphics, courtesy of the Tumblr site Moviebarcode.

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Watch: Cornelius and his family speak in tongues, and more, in two new clips from A.D. The Bible Continues


Four months ago, I wondered if A.D. The Bible Continues would show Cornelius and his family speaking in tongues before Peter baptizes them. I could think of several other films that had depicted the conversion of Cornelius, but none that had really depicted this particular miracle. And, well, now we have our answer: it does!

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Exodus: Gods and Kings interview round-up: Dariusz Wolski


You would think being the cinematographer on the first Bible epic shot in 3D might warrant a little attention, but Exodus: Gods and Kings DP Dariusz Wolski kept a fairly low profile during the run-up to that film’s theatrical release.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings interview round-up: Aaron Paul


Exodus: Gods and Kings came out on DVD and Blu-Ray in the UK a few days ago, and Flickering Myth has posted a new excerpt from the disc’s bonus features in which Ridley Scott discusses the casting of Aaron Paul as Joshua. As it happens, I have not yet linked to a number of interviews that Paul did while promoting the film a few months ago, so I figured this was as good a time as any to round them up.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings interview round-up: Christian Bale


Exodus: Gods and Kings has been available on DVD and Blu-Ray in North America for just over a month, now — and I promise I’ll post a few comments about that in the near future, once I’ve gotten some other assignments out of my system — but apparently it won’t be released in the United Kingdom until next week.

In anticipation of the film’s British home-video release, an interview with Christian Bale popped up on The Huffington Post UK this week, and it reminded me that I’ve been sitting on a few interviews that Bale did to promote the film’s theatrical release a few months ago — so here, at long last, is a round-up of all those interviews.

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