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Gods of Egypt (2016)
Gods of Egypt (2016)

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance when phối (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, usurps Egypt"s throne & plunges the prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Hoping lớn save the world and rescue his true love, a defiant mortal named Bek (Brenton Thwaites) forms an unlikely alliance with the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Their battle against Set và his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens for an epic confrontation.

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Rating: PG-13 (Some Sexuality|Fantasy Violence & Action)

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, action

Original Language: English

Release Date (Theaters): Feb 26, năm 2016 wide

Release Date (Streaming): May 17, năm nhâm thìn

Box Office (Gross USA): $31.1M

Runtime: 2h 1m

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Production Co: Thunder Road Pictures, Mystery Clock Cinema

Aspect Ratio: Scope (2.35:1)

Cast & Crew

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau


Brenton Thwaites


Chadwick Boseman


Elodie Yung


Courtney Eaton


Rufus Sewell


Gerard Butler


Geoffrey Rush


Bryan Brown


Alex Proyas


Matt Sazama


Burk Sharpless


Basil Iwanyk


Alex Proyas


Stephen Jones

Executive Producer

Topher Dow

Executive Producer

Kent Kubena

Executive Producer

Qiuyun Long

Executive Producer

Peter Menzies Jr.


Richard Learoyd

Film Editing

Marco Beltrami

Original Music

Owen Paterson

Production kiến thiết

Ian Gracie

Supervising Art Direction

Sophie Nash

Art Director

Michael Turner

Art Director

Nicki Gardiner

set Decoration

Elizabeth Keogh Palmer

Costume kiến thiết

John Papsidera


Nikki Barrett


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They don"t make movies like "Gods of Egypt" anymore, and yet they never made movies like "Gods of Egypt." This is the paradox, và for a while, it"s a fun one. But after a point, this proudly silly film about gods và mortals in ancient Egypt devolves into an sword-and-sorcery-flavored riff on a weak Marvel movie. The alternately cornball và self-aware dialogue & the clearly not state-of-the-art CGI would seeming charmingly retro (like something from a TV miniseries two decades ago) if the movie didn"t trot out one epic action film cliche after another. 

Gerard Butler stars as Set, god of disorder. He wrests control of his kingdom from his brother, Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an opening hand-to-hand combat sequence where the siblings clang swords và beat on each other for a while, until they both assume the khung of armored creatures that look lượt thích Marvel-movie app android warriors and leap through the air, knocking each other against pillars until phối finally tears Horus"s eyes out. (Why the combatants don"t assume super-powerful size to start with is one of those questions that films lượt thích this never answer.)

At first, set wants to kill Horus outright, but relents when the goddess Hathor (Elodie Yung) begs him lớn be merciful. Mix banishes the blind Horus to lớn a crypt where he"s eventually set không tính tiền by the intrepid mortal Bek (Brenton Thwaites), a resourceful thief whose beautiful young lover, Zaya (Courtney Eaton of "Mad Max: Fury Road"), died from an arrow wound & is now trekking through the underworld en route lớn her final judgment. According to lore, only the king of Egypt can không lấy phí a dead person from the between-state và return them lớn the land of the living. That means Horus has only a few days lớn wrest control of the kingdom from Set. If he doesn"t, Bek"s girlfriend will stay dead forever.

That"s a pretty good thiết lập for an action-adventure: a coup on a timetable. The director, Alex Proyas ("The Crow," "Dark City"), seems sure of what sort of film he wants to make. Despite the ostentatiously virtual images và the comic book & borderline science-fiction touches, in its heart "Gods of Egypt" is an adventure in what used lớn be called the "swords và sandals" genre. Every brawny chest is waxed, every bosom heaving. The characters address crowds of thousands of (digital, alas) extras, và run their enemies through with swords và spears and zap them with death rays (hey, some of them are gods, okay?), and swear fealty to lớn this and vengeance against that, and tromp around in metal tunics while saying things like, "Why was I made khổng lồ walk on burning sands while my brother strolled barefoot alone on the shores of the Nile?" & "Give me my eyes!" và "Were you using my house for your fornicating?"

It"s stocked mainly with super-fit actors, few of whom are likely in the ballpark of what actual ancient Egyptians looked like, unless Egypt was populated mainly by white folks with gym-sculpted bods. Proyas sort-of-apologized last year for the casting, saying he would"ve hired more actors of màu sắc if it hadn"t made the movie so hard to lớn finance at the budget màn chơi he needed. As is, the most prominent nonwhite actor is Chadwick Boseman as a faintly bitchy incarnation of Thoth, the father of science, religion, philosophy and magic. Nevertheless, it"s a good cast. Nobody"s phoning it in. They"re all present và laying it on with a trowel, including Rufus Sewell (star of "Dark City") as the architect Urshu—who has the snitty defiance of a young Tony Curtis—and Geoffrey Rush as Set & Horus" grandfather, the sun god Ra, who lives on an orbital platform in space, và spends eternity using his sun-bolt lance to lớn zap a giant đen leviathan-worm that wants to lớn eat its way through the planet. (No point using this movie khổng lồ cheat on your mythology final, kids.) Most of the lines in Matt Sazama và Burk Sharpless" screenplay are delivered straight, without winks, even if they"re clearly meant to lớn provoke applause or knowing laughter. (Perusing the skyscraper-sized tower set ordered Urshu lớn build for him, he asks, "Could it be any taller?") 

"Gods of Egypt" has a vision, cockeyed though it may be. There are airborne chariots drawn by winged beetles và flocks of birds, an Indiana Jones-style treasure trove rigged with booby-traps, và a bracelet that repels 42 different demons. When gods are cut, they bleed gold. After Urshu walks in on set during a post-coital moment, the newly-crowned king of Egypt rolls out of bed & dons a smoking jacket covered in multicolored metal beads; it looks lượt thích something Prince would wear to lớn a bar mitzvah.

It"s a shame that "Gods of Egypt" is unable khổng lồ resolve key conflicts except by having characters fight on vị trí cao nhất of pyramids và mountaintops while the camera whirls around them, or run away from theoretically enormous yet oddly weightless monsters and falling objects, just lượt thích every other big budget action film clogging up multiplexes. Things fly this way, things fall that way; people leap through the air on wires & yell "Aaaauuuugggggh!"; Dolby digital sound effects go boom và creeeeaaaaak & boooosh and the editing goes cut-cut-cut-cut lớn hide that few of the images are composed strikingly enough to lớn linger on. The movie could have been a work in the mode of "Barbarella" or "Flash Gordon" or "The Sword & the Sorcerer"—larks that were cobbled together from scraps of their decade"s cinematic and design and fashion cliches, yet formed into works of true personality, films that were simultaneously self-aware and innocent. But the repetitious, unimaginative action kills the charm.


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