Exodus Reviews

April 9, 2016
In 1960, Dalton Trumbo served up two hefty screenplays full of incident, emotion and intellectual exchanges -- I prefer Spartacus, although there's something to be said for his streamlining of so much historical content (and, yes, fictional deviations).
July 26, 2014
Appallingly boring. That's a subjective word, but I can't think of a better one.
June 24, 2009
The style of filmmaking is simply too polite and serene to carry the edgy, dangerous material of Uris's novel
November 15, 2008
Preminger's ambitious chronicle of the formation of the State of Israel contains some stirring moments, but as an epic it's too sprawling, overlong, and lacks dramatic center.
December 28, 2007
Otto - let my people go!
October 23, 2007
A stirring chronicle of Israel's struggle for independence in 1947.
September 2, 2007
January 26, 2006
Watchable mainly for the sheer skill and drive of Preminger's direction, although at 220 minutes even that long outstays its welcome.
August 4, 2005
May 9, 2005
In the end, one should take from this picture a shaken feeling of having been through a lot of harsh and ennobling experiences.
February 4, 2004
Propaganda masquerading as drama, it makes for a decidedly turgid viewing experience.
March 3, 2003
January 31, 2003
January 1, 2000
Intelligence applied exactly where it is most rare: in the lavish, star-studded epic.