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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Ben-Hur (2016) / Reviews

Flicks, Liam Maguren

Flicks, Liam Maguren

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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Stuff

Stuff

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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