Ben-Hur (2016): Film Review


This remake of Ben-Hur was released in the U.S. last month and received disappointing reviews and even worst returns at the box office, but that’s what happens when you touch an epic – the Oscar-winning 1959 film starring Charlton Heston – and try to remake it, when that was already a remake itself. So obviously critics were ready to be scathing, but as someone representing the new generation, who couldn’t be bothered to sit through the predecessor’s staggering 212 minute run time, this was just fine. Nothing amazing, nothing dreadful.

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