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Jefferson City News Tribune
New 'Ben-Hur' stands in shadow of Wyler's 1959 epicin redemption and the words of Jesus Christ. Jesus was silent and his face unse
New 'Ben-Hur' stands in shadow of Wyler's 1959 epic
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
in redemption and the words of Jesus Christ. Jesus was silent and his face unseen in Wyler's film. Played handsomely by Rodrigo Santoro, Jesus has a lot to say here. Screenwriters Keith Clarke and Oscar winner John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave")... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ben-Hur review: Abridged remake of classic film an epic failstony consistency of Heston – and of the supporting players, only Freeman has t
Ben-Hur review: Abridged remake of classic film an epic fail
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
stony consistency of Heston – and of the supporting players, only Freeman has the gravitas this formalised genre requires. Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus in the big-budget remake of Ben-Hur. Photo: Philippe Antonello/Paramount Pictures Bekmambetov, an... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film Shortsnovel about a prince (Jack Huston) seeking revenge for his enslavement during t
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
novel about a prince (Jack Huston) seeking revenge for his enslavement during the time of Christ. Also with Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Asbæk, Moises Arias, and Morgan Freeman. (Opens Friday) Imperium (R)... Read more
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News.com.au
The new Ben Hur should be called ‘Chariots of dire’Movie: Ben-Hur (M) Director: Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) Starring: Jack Huston
The new Ben Hur should be called ‘Chariots of dire’
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Movie: Ben-Hur (M) Director: Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) Starring: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer. ONCE upon a time, when people were really excited about something and wished to convey its... Read more
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The Age
Ben-Hur review: Abridged remake of epic film a pointless exercisestony consistency of Heston – and of the supporting players, only Freeman has t
Ben-Hur review: Abridged remake of epic film a pointless exercise
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
stony consistency of Heston – and of the supporting players, only Freeman has the gravitas this formalised genre requires. Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus in the big-budget remake of Ben-Hur. Photo: Philippe Antonello/Paramount Pictures Bekmambetov, an... Read more
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FOX News
Summer box office bummer: Hollywood weathers 'Ben-Hur' and other film flopstries to please everyone and ends up pleasing no one." Chang wrote that Jesus
Summer box office bummer: Hollywood weathers 'Ben-Hur' and other film flops
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
tries to please everyone and ends up pleasing no one." Chang wrote that Jesus is played "by a hunky Brazilian actor named Rodrigo Santoro….[who] randomly pops up in scenes like a veritable Christ-in-the-box, at once point even doing some carpentry... Read more
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Newsmax
Media Tries (and Fails) to Bury 'Ben-Hur'Messala (Toby Kebbel), a childhood friend who grows up to become a Roman office
Media Tries (and Fails) to Bury 'Ben-Hur'
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Messala (Toby Kebbel), a childhood friend who grows up to become a Roman officer persecuting the Jews. Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro turns in one of the more credible performances of Christ, "the man of sorrows" in the Bible who was "rejected... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Is Ben-Hur the biggest movie flop of the year?Actor Rodrigo Santoro portraying Jesus in a scene from Ben-Hur. Photo / AP A b
Is Ben-Hur the biggest movie flop of the year?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Actor Rodrigo Santoro portraying Jesus in a scene from Ben-Hur. Photo / AP A big-budget remake of Ben-Hur was trampled under a herd of holdovers and new releases at the box office, the latest casualty in a bruising movie season for Hollywood. The... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Fall movie preview: Big action, frights from 'Ben-Hur' to 'Blair Witch'and features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. A
Fall movie preview: Big action, frights from 'Ben-Hur' to 'Blair Witch'
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
and features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. Also new: a huge emphasis on Jesus (played by Rodrigo Santoro with the blessing of the Pope). Other film adaptations eschewed the relationship between Jesus and Ben-Hur... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
New Releases: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘War Dogs’to what was once his home seeking revenge against his brother, but instead find
New Releases: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ and ‘War Dogs’
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
to what was once his home seeking revenge against his brother, but instead finds redemption. Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro and Morgan Freeman star in this sixth adaptation of the famous novel, directed by the stylish director Timur... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Ben-Hur': Jack Huston breathes new life into 2016 updateepic is the story of two brothers — one condemned to slavery by the other — and
'Ben-Hur': Jack Huston breathes new life into 2016 update
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
epic is the story of two brothers — one condemned to slavery by the other — and co-stars Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro. But this is a different Ben-Hur, explains Huston, with forgiveness at its heart instead of vengeance. It’s... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
'Ben-Hur' remake an action-packed ridethe emotional nuance that Mr. Heston could never seem to muster. Other than Mor
'Ben-Hur' remake an action-packed ride
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
the emotional nuance that Mr. Heston could never seem to muster. Other than Morgan Freeman, the cast — which includes Rodrigo Santoro (300) as Jesus, Nazanin Boniadi as Judah’s beloved Esther and Danish actor Pilou Asbaek as Pontius Pilate —... Read more
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En Primeur
Ben-HurApr�s des ann�es de souffrances, il revient se venger. Mais sa rencontre avec l
Ben-Hur
En Primeur / Posted 4 days ago
Apr�s des ann�es de souffrances, il revient se venger. Mais sa rencontre avec le Christ bouleverse ses plans.En vedette : Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moi... Read more
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/Film
Check Out Some New Westworld ImagesAnthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Je
Check Out Some New Westworld Images
/Film / Posted 4 days ago
Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Ben Barnes, Clifton Collins, Jr., and more. You can see a few of them in these Westworld photos released by... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Ben-Hur’ DOA With $11.4 Million, ‘Suicide Squad’ Wins Weekend With $20.7 Millionopening closer to $20 million from 3,084 locations — perhaps wishful thinking.
‘Ben-Hur’ DOA With $11.4 Million, ‘Suicide Squad’ Wins Weekend With $20.7 Million
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
opening closer to $20 million from 3,084 locations — perhaps wishful thinking. “Ben-Hur” stars Jack Huston , Toby Kebbell , Rodrigo Santoro and Morgan Freeman in the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, who flees his homeland after being falsely accused of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Ben-Hur' Crashes Chariot With $11.4M OpeningHeston, partnered with Paramount in making Ben-Hur and put up the majority of t
Weekend Box Office: 'Ben-Hur' Crashes Chariot With $11.4M Opening
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Heston, partnered with Paramount in making Ben-Hur and put up the majority of the financing. Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi and Morgan Freeman star in the film, a reimagining of Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A... Read more
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Daily Mail
HBO releases new Westworld photospopulate Westworld, a futuristic theme park where robots fulfill the desires of
HBO releases new Westworld photos
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
populate Westworld, a futuristic theme park where robots fulfill the desires of humans. Almost here: Thandie Newton and Rodrigo Santoro are seen in these just-released shots for Westworld, the upcoming HBO series that's been slowed by a series... Read more
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Variety
‘Ben-Hur’ Left in the Dust by ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘War Dogs’ with $4 Million Fridayis directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Ke
‘Ben-Hur’ Left in the Dust by ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘War Dogs’ with $4 Million Friday
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer and Rodrigo Santoro. The film is produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Paramount has seen a rough year with “Zoolander 2”... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Review: 'Ben-Hur' remake almost has a reason to existsun, his privileged princedom and the company of the lovely Esther (Nazanin Bon
Review: 'Ben-Hur' remake almost has a reason to exist
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 days ago
sun, his privileged princedom and the company of the lovely Esther (Nazanin Boniadi) at home. Meanwhile, Jesus of Nazareth (Rodrigo Santoro) goes guru-ing down the streets of Jerusalem, stirring up all manner of love and kindness and charity, the... Read more
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New Kerala
'Ben-Hur': This remake is epic in every sense (Review) - newkerala.com #107482on the Jews, dragging Judah's entire aristocratic family onto the streets. Jesu
'Ben-Hur': This remake is epic in every sense (Review) - newkerala.com #107482
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
on the Jews, dragging Judah's entire aristocratic family onto the streets. Jesus Christ (played with hypnotic compassion by Rodrigo Santoro) is featured as a man on the street providing a healing touch to a wounded civilization. With astonishing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
HBO reveals new images of sci-fi thriller WestworldWild West resort populated by robots with human-like appearances and artificial
HBO reveals new images of sci-fi thriller Westworld
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Wild West resort populated by robots with human-like appearances and artificial intelligence. Thandie Newton as Maeve and Rodrigo Santoro as Hector Escaton (John P. Johnson/HBO) While at the resort, patrons can live out their wildest fantasies —... Read more
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Boston Globe
Friends, Romans, CGI: ‘Ben-Hur’ is back(a perfectly adequate Jack Huston) and how he not only runs afoul of the Roman
Friends, Romans, CGI: ‘Ben-Hur’ is back
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
(a perfectly adequate Jack Huston) and how he not only runs afoul of the Roman Empire but also keeps running into Jesus (Rodrigo Santoro). But a remake gives filmmakers an opportunity to pull out the stops CGI-wise on the naval battle — “Ramming... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ben-Hur might earn $4M at the box office despite $100M costwhich made $900K from its Thursday night previews - features Jack Huston (who r
Ben-Hur might earn $4M at the box office despite $100M cost
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
which made $900K from its Thursday night previews - features Jack Huston (who replaced Tom Hiddleston), Morgan Freeman, and Rodrigo Santoro. Praying for a miracle: Ben-Hur is set for a Biblically-bad opening weekend unless they can lure faith-based... Read more
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Variety
‘Ben-Hur’ Trailing Rivals With Dismal $12 Million U.S. Weekendis directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Ke
‘Ben-Hur’ Trailing Rivals With Dismal $12 Million U.S. Weekend
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer and Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus. “Ben-Hur” producers include Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, who have ties to Christian groups and... Read more
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IGN
Westworld: HBO Reveals New PhotosRobert Ford, Sidse Babett Knudsen as Theresa Cullen, Evan Rachel Wood as Dolore
Westworld: HBO Reveals New Photos
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
Robert Ford, Sidse Babett Knudsen as Theresa Cullen, Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy, Ed Harris as The Man in Black, Rodrigo Santoro as Hector Escaton, James Marsden as Teddy and many more. See them all in the gallery below, which includes... Read more
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Deseret News
Bekmambetov's 'Ben-Hur' plays all the hits but can't answer the big questionsof Christ’s ministry, and many people will be relieved to know that Ben-Hur’s e
Bekmambetov's 'Ben-Hur' plays all the hits but can't answer the big questions
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
of Christ’s ministry, and many people will be relieved to know that Ben-Hur’s encounters with Jesus Christ (here played by Rodrigo Santoro) remain present. But often they feel disjointed, almost arbitrary, and rather than flow together like a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Ben-Hur movie review: Not quite the tragedyCast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Bonia
Ben-Hur movie review: Not quite the tragedy
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi Ben-Hur could have been an important film, but it chose to be more entertaining, and the trouble is, it tried to be both. While the film has several merits when it... Read more
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IGN
Westworld: HBO Reveals New Season 1 PhotosRobert Ford, Sidse Babett Knudsen as Theresa Cullen, Evan Rachel Wood as Dolore
Westworld: HBO Reveals New Season 1 Photos
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
Robert Ford, Sidse Babett Knudsen as Theresa Cullen, Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy, Ed Harris as The Man in Black, Rodrigo Santoro as Hector Escaton, James Marsden as Teddy and many more. See them all in the gallery below, which includes... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why the 'Ben-Hur' remake doesn't give me that old-time religionreunion on the road to Calvary. In the new “Ben-Hur,” by contrast, Jesus is pl
Why the 'Ben-Hur' remake doesn't give me that old-time religion
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
reunion on the road to Calvary. In the new “Ben-Hur,” by contrast, Jesus is played by a hunky Brazilian actor named Rodrigo Santoro, who receives third billing after his costars Jack Huston (Ben-Hur) and Toby Kebbell (Messala), as though... Read more
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Deseret News
Actor who plays Jesus in 'Ben-Hur' reveals what it was like to portray Christ — and film the crucifixion sceneActor Rodrigo Santoro, who plays Jesus in the new "Ben-Hur" movie, recently rev
Actor who plays Jesus in 'Ben-Hur' reveals what it was like to portray Christ — and film the crucifixion scene
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
Actor Rodrigo Santoro, who plays Jesus in the new "Ben-Hur" movie, recently revealed what it was like to prepare for the epic role, calling it an "inspiring, unforgettable journey." FlickDirect's Judith Raymer recently asked Santoro and fellow actor... Read more
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The Mercury News
New 'Ben-Hur' a good ride but won't make you forget originalcaricatures like the ones in Ridley Scott's 2014 biblical-era misfire, "Exodus:
New 'Ben-Hur' a good ride but won't make you forget original
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
caricatures like the ones in Ridley Scott's 2014 biblical-era misfire, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." In the role of Jesus, Rodrigo Santoro ("The 33," "300: Rise of an Empire") doesn't have much to do but look alternately peaceful and... Read more
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dna
'Ben-Hur' review: Not superior to the 1959 film, but still well worth your timeDirector: Timur Bekmambetov Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, R
'Ben-Hur' review: Not superior to the 1959 film, but still well worth your time
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Director: Timur Bekmambetov Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Sofia Black D'Elia A Jewish prince and his adopted brother fall out over allegiance to Rome. An unintended incident leads to their... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Fall movie preview: Big action, frights from 'Ben-Hur' to 'Blair Witch'and features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. A
Fall movie preview: Big action, frights from 'Ben-Hur' to 'Blair Witch'
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
and features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. Also new: a huge emphasis on Jesus (played by Rodrigo Santoro with the blessing of the Pope). Other film adaptations eschewed the relationship between Jesus and Ben-Hur... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'War Dogs' Takes $1.3 Million, 'Ben-Hur' Rides to $900K ThursdayBible), is aiming at faith- based audiences, which could help its chances at th
'War Dogs' Takes $1.3 Million, 'Ben-Hur' Rides to $900K Thursday
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Bible), is aiming at faith- based audiences, which could help its chances at the box office. Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi and Morgan Freeman star in the film based on Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the... Read more
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Variety
‘War Dogs’ Leaves ‘Ben-Hur’ in the Dust With $1.3 Million on Thursday Nightsmash and won 11 Oscars. The reboot stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Ke
‘War Dogs’ Leaves ‘Ben-Hur’ in the Dust With $1.3 Million on Thursday Night
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
smash and won 11 Oscars. The reboot stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, and Rodrigo Santoro. The producers include Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, who saw strong ratings from their 2013 mini-series “The... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'War Dogs' Takes $1.3 Million, 'Ben-Hur' Rides to $900K ThursdayThe Bible) is aiming at faith based audiences which could help its chances at t
'War Dogs' Takes $1.3 Million, 'Ben-Hur' Rides to $900K Thursday
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
The Bible) is aiming at faith based audiences which could help its chances at the box office. Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi and Morgan Freeman star in the film based on Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the... Read more
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Rappler
'Ben-Hur' Review: Short-sighted epicMessala’s disloyalty, his struggle out of galley and into the chariot race. His
'Ben-Hur' Review: Short-sighted epic
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
Messala’s disloyalty, his struggle out of galley and into the chariot race. His story still intertwines with that of Jesus (Rodrigo Santoro), whose prominent Scripture-spouting presence seems to behoove the film’s indulgent depiction of that era’s... Read more
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The Columbian
New ‘Ben-Hur’ more thoughtful than originalcharacters than the caricatures in Ridley Scott’s 2014 biblical-era misfire, “E
New ‘Ben-Hur’ more thoughtful than original
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
characters than the caricatures in Ridley Scott’s 2014 biblical-era misfire, “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” On the other hand, Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus doesn’t have much to do but look alternately peaceful and pained. Bekmambetov as well writers... Read more
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SiliconIndia
'Ben-Hur': A Grand Epic But Not A Classic"Ben-Hur"; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrig
'Ben-Hur': A Grand Epic But Not A Classic
SiliconIndia / Posted 6 days ago
"Ben-Hur"; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Morgan Freeman, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Asbaek, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moises Arias; Rating: ***1/2 Director Timur Bekmambetov's "Ben-Hur" is a near... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Ben-Hur’: The flesh is willing but the spirit is weakhim, over the roar of the crowd and the sound of galloping horses. Freeman’s vo
‘Ben-Hur’: The flesh is willing but the spirit is weak
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
him, over the roar of the crowd and the sound of galloping horses. Freeman’s voice sure carries. Here and there, Jesus (Rodrigo Santoro) shows up. There’s no majesty or divinity about these appearances. He just walks on and says a few words. On... Read more
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The Forward
Why ‘Ben-Hur’ Is More Than Just Another Jesus Flickwhich include the novel, the 1959 movie, and several earlier adaptations for st
Why ‘Ben-Hur’ Is More Than Just Another Jesus Flick
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
which include the novel, the 1959 movie, and several earlier adaptations for stage and silent film. Although Jesus (Rodrigo Santoro) does show his face, he remains a peripheral figure (he still has amazing hair). A few Christian platitudes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PREVIEWSto take vengeance on his adopted brother (Toby Kebbell), a Roman officer who ha
PREVIEWS
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
to take vengeance on his adopted brother (Toby Kebbell), a Roman officer who had falsely accused him of treason. With Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Morgan Freeman, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moises Arias; directed by Timur... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ben-Hurwith Judah's redemption than his vengeance. Wallace's novel is, after all, subt
Ben-Hur
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
with Judah's redemption than his vengeance. Wallace's novel is, after all, subtitled A Tale of the Christ. Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro gets more screen time than his predecessors as Jesus and handles the role with appropriate dignity. Kebbell... Read more
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New Kerala
'Ben-Hur': A grand epic but not a classic ( Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2) - newkerala.com #107028Film: "Ben-Hur"; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell,
'Ben-Hur': A grand epic but not a classic ( Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2) - newkerala.com #107028
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Film: "Ben-Hur"; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Cast: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Morgan Freeman, Ayelet Zurer, Pilou Asbaek, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Moises Arias; Rating: ***1/2 Director Timur Bekmambetov's "Ben-Hur" is a... Read more
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The Hindu
Ben Hur: Chariots of boredomof god’ a lot more screen time, showing the audience his face several times (th
Ben Hur: Chariots of boredom
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
of god’ a lot more screen time, showing the audience his face several times (the glorious mug of a tanned-to-perfection Rodrigo Santoro). Then there are those irksome moments, when eyes will roll. Judah’s spotted wearing a pair of jeans while... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Remake is a good ride, but you won’t forget the original ‘Ben-Hur’ rebootthan caricatures like those in Ridley Scott’s 2014 biblical-era misfire, “Exodu
Remake is a good ride, but you won’t forget the original ‘Ben-Hur’ reboot
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
than caricatures like those in Ridley Scott’s 2014 biblical-era misfire, “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” On the other hand, Rodrigo Santoro (“The 33,” “300: Rise of an Empire”) as Jesus doesn’t have much to do but look alternately peaceful and... Read more
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En Primeur
Ben-Hurun officier romain. Apr�s des ann�es de souffrances, il revient se venger. Mais
Ben-Hur
En Primeur / Posted 7 days ago
un officier romain. Apr�s des ann�es de souffrances, il revient se venger. Mais sa rencontre avec le Christ bouleverse ses plans.En vedette : Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-D'E... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Fall movie previewand features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. A
Fall movie preview
Colorado Daily / Posted 7 days ago
and features a chariot-racing trainer who's both serious, and Morgan Freeman. Also new: a huge emphasis on Jesus (played by Rodrigo Santoro with the blessing of the Pope). Other film adaptations eschewed the relationship between Jesus and Ben-Hur... Read more
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IGN
Ben-Hur Reviewalso worth noting that, among other changes, this version amps up the Jesus quo
Ben-Hur Review
IGN / Posted 7 days ago
also worth noting that, among other changes, this version amps up the Jesus quotient as compared to the 1959 film, casting Rodrigo Santoro in the role. How audiences will react to this handsome Christ’s popping in and out of scenes in parallel to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'Ben-Hur' suffers crisis of faith - in that it has very littleand the sound of galloping horses. Perhaps it's plausible; after all, it is Mor
'Ben-Hur' suffers crisis of faith - in that it has very little
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
and the sound of galloping horses. Perhaps it's plausible; after all, it is Morgan Freeman's voice. Here and there, Jesus (Rodrigo Santoro) shows up. There's no majesty or divinity about these appearances. He just walks on and says a few words. On... Read more
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