"...here we are...still talking"

Exodus: Gods and Kings


Last updated 1/17/2015 at 7:16pm

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus: More interested in spectacle than characterization.

"You don't always agree with me, and I don't always agree with you, and yet here we are... still talking." The little boy who plays God (or God's messenger) in Exodus: Gods and Kings says this to Moses near the end of the movie, as Moses carves out the Ten Commandments with hammer and chisel (no finger of God here). And that line may go the furthest to express Ridley Scott's approach to God and spirituality throughout the movie. This is a film filled with profound uncertainty, which is not the same thing as doubt.

Scott dedicated this film to his late brother, Tony Scott, who passed a...

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