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Gods of Egypt

Gods of Egypt
  • 2016
  • US
  • 127 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Alex Proyas
  • Cast: Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Bryan Brown
  • UK release: 17 June 2016

In an alternative world where the gods walk the earth, Egyptian gods Set (Butler) battles Horus (Coster-Waldau) and tears out his eyes – whereupon Horus wants revenge. Extremely silly blockbuster with racially insensitive casting (not an Egyptian among them), but the mixture of lofty ambition, hokey dialogue and barrel-scraping comedy makes for bags of so-bad-it's-good enjoyment.

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Gods of Egypt

13 Jun 20163 stars

Impressive effects are the highlight of an enjoyably awful blockbuster starring Gerard Butler

With rivals understandably keen to follow Marvel and DC’s example of creating interlocking cinematic universes, the hefty $140 million budget for intended franchise-opener Gods of Egypt is comprehensible, even if the end result is anything but. Myths…

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