Ben-Hur (2016)

Ben-Hur (2016)

Ben-Hur (2016)

Biblical epic from director Timur Bekmambetov (Nightwatch), an adaptation of the 1880 novel by Lew Wallace which has of course been previously big-screened with the 1959 Charlton Heston classic. Follows the adventures of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston, Boardwalk Empire), a fictional Jewish prince who is enslaved by the Romans and becomes a charioteer and a Christian. Unfolding at the same time is the story of Jesus. 

2016Rating: M, Mature themes and violence123 minsUSA
ActionAdventureHistorical

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Flicks, Liam Maguren

Flicks, Liam Maguren

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I can’t lie: I thought I’d be adding an elbow drop to the critical dog-pile this Ben-Hur redo has been receiving. But I've got to give credit to this new version for being entertaining in parts, even though it still can’t justify its own existence.

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If you haven't got pride and belief in your own material... then you're just not going to make the film that your story deserves.

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Flicks, Liam Maguren

Flicks, Liam Maguren

flicks

I can’t lie: I thought I’d be adding an elbow drop to the critical dog-pile this Ben-Hur redo has been receiving. But I've got to give credit to this new version for being entertaining in parts, even though it still can’t justify its own existence.

2.0
Stuff

Stuff

press

If you haven't got pride and belief in your own material... then you're just not going to make the film that your story deserves.

2.0

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