Today, the long-anticipated remake of the apocalypse novel Left Behind opens in theaters to universally damning reviews, though most secular sources went no deeper than calling it amateurish. CT’s Jackson Cuidon affirms that the movie is so shallow it doesn’t invite serious criticism. You can read his full review here.
The other headline in Bible movies this week is the first full-length trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator-ized take on the story of Moses. The trailer promises a film of a similar tone and scope to what Noah delivered earlier this year. You can watch the trailer here, and read Peter Chattaway’s take on the Bible movie trend as a whole here.
Earlier this week, Pixar released a teaser for their next film, Inside Out. The movie is about a little girl’s personified feelings, and the trailer exemplifies each of the five emotions through clips from past Pixar films. If the movie is as sweet as its trailer, Pixar may have another adorable hit on their hands. Take a look at the trailer here.
Indiewire has a number of interesting news items this week, including the recovery and restoration of the very first Sherlock Holmes movie that’s been lost since its debut in 1916. You can read the full story on that here, and gear up for this month’s must-see indie films with Indiewire’s list here.1
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