Even with #OscarsSoWhite and a cast of Egyptians played by Caucasians, Gods of Egypt could have gotten by if it was a good movie – and with the director of The Crow and Dark City and a cast that includes Geoffrey Rush, Bryan Brown, Rufus Sewell, Elodie Yung, Chadwick Boseman, Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, there was certainly some cause for hope – but, unfortunately, the best thing I can say for the movie is that it’s loud and enthusiastic.
Gods of Egypt barrels full throttle past ‘so bad it’s good’ straight through to ‘so bad it’s bad.’
Check out this twenty-five minute ‘making of’ featurette on HBO’s Game of Thrones. This featurette gives you a chance to get to know some of the show’s impressive and numerous cast of characters a bit better. I just finished rereading the book and have to say that, so far, it looks as if HBO has really gotten it right.