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Alex Proyas doesn’t direct very often, and when he does, it’s usually a disappointment. Building a reputation with his work on “The Crow” and “Dark City,” Proyas suddenly turned around and pursued mediocrity with “Garage Days,” “I, Robot,” and “Knowing.” It’s not an encouraging batting average, taking another percentage dip with “Gods of Egypt,” a garish attempt to explore ancient myth with video game sensibilities, with Proyas blasting the screen with enough CGI to make a “Transformers” sequel blush. Misfiring on multiple levels and hard on the senses, “Gods of Egypt” crashes quickly after takeoff, with Proyas using excess to numb his audience, mistakenly believing that he’s entertaining the stuffing out of ticket-buyers. Read the rest at


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