The 'Ben Hur' Remake Trailer Is a Dumpster Fire of Generic Swords-and-Sandals Tropes Tossed Into the Zack Snyder Filter
How do you follow the original William Wyler directed Ben Hur starring Charlton Heston and Jack Hawkins? By bringing in Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and a nearly unrecognizable Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman and turning a classic into a Generic. Action. Movie.
Basically, it’s a dumpster fire of generic swords-and-sandals tropes tossed into the Zack Snyder filter on Instagram.