ALL OF CREATION IS AT STAKE.
In a different Egypt many years ago, a young, enslaved thief (Brenton Thwaites) meets the defeated god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and tries to help him get back at his evil uncle (Gerard Butler) who’s stolen the throne. Director Alex Proyas is known for his dark, visual stories, but this adventure involving gods and men faced stiff resistance from critics and accusations of whitewashing characters. Lots of action and grand visual effects in 3D, but rarely engaging and the charm that Proyas seems to be looking for fails to materialize.
2016-U.S.-Australia. 127 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by Alex Proyas. Music: Marco Beltrami. Cast: Gerard Butler (Set), Geoffrey Rush (Ra), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Horus), Brenton Thwaites (Bek), Chadwick Boseman, Élodie Yung… Bryan Brown.
Trivia: Co-produced by Proyas.