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'Black Pond' Directors Kingsley and Sharpe Speak!
An interview with 'Black Pond's directors
"...of late? Alongside with the likes of Simon Rumley, Ben Wheatley, and Nick Whitfield, you can add Tom Kingsley..."

March 15, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

BloodRayne
This video-game-to-movie adaptation of BloodRayne poses no threat to German filmmaker Uwe Boll's reputation as the modern-day Ed Wood.
"...Directed by: Uwe Boll. Starring: Kristanna Loken, Michelle Rodriguez, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Matthew Davis, Billy Zane, Will Sanderson,..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Widows' Peak
"...Mia Farrow, Joan Plowright, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent and Anne Kent. There's a twist at the end..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Alvaro Rodriguez

Sexy Beast
"...Monje, Julianne White, Cavan Kendall, Amanda Redman, Ian Mcshane, Ben Kingsley and Ray Winstone. A boulder, a gun, a..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

House of Sand and Fog
Moody and offbeat adaptation of Andre Dubus III bestseller heralds strong debut for new director and dandy performances by Jennifer Connelly and Ben Kingsley.
"...Directed by: Vadim Perelman. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Jennifer Connelly, Ron Eldard, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jonathan Ahdout,..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Death and the Maiden
"...Directed by: Roman Polanski. Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and Stuart Wilson. Adapted from the stage play..."

Feb. 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Elegy
In this smart adaptation of Philip Roth's A Dying Animal, Ben Kingsley and Penélope Cruz turn the table on the standard May-December romance.
"...Directed by: Isabel Coixet. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Dennis Hopper, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You Kill Me
Cuddlier and more charming, this alcoholic-hit-man comedy isn’t your typical John Dahl noir, but it is offbeat, lovably deadpan, and just tart enough.
"...Directed by: John Dahl. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson, Dennis Farina, Philip Baker..."

July 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Operation Finale
Nazi hunting history may be accurate, but lacks tension or gravity
"...Directed by: Chris Weitz. Starring: Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Lior Raz, Mélanie Laurent, Nick Kroll and Joe..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Learning to Drive
Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley drive a tale of unlikely friendship
"...Directed by: Isabel Coixet. Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Sarita Choudhury, Grace Gummer, Jake Weber, Avi Nash..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Wackness
An odd-couple pairing between a teenage pot dealer and the shrink with whom he trades weed for sessions anchors this story about coming of age in New York City during the Nineties.
"...Directed by: Jonathan Levine. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Olivia Thirlby, Mary-Kate Olsen,..."

July 25, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Sound of Thunder
Abandoning any pretense of respect for the Ray Bradbury source material, this film manhandles the author’s delicacies into a lumbering and bewildered mess of grade-Z sci-fi clichés.
"...Directed by: Peter Hyams. Starring: Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Jemima Rooper, Wilfried Hochholdinger, August Zirner,..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Suspect Zero
There's a reason why this FBI agent who's chasing a serial killer has constant headaches: He's in the middle of a murky movie that mixes arch style with police procedural.
"...Directed by: E. Elias Merhige. Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, Carrie-Anne Moss and Harry Lennix. There’s a serial..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An Ordinary Man
Oscar winner Ben Kingsley as a war criminal on the run.
"...Directed by: Brad Silberling. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz, Robert Blythe and Bojan..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review

Self/less
The film starts off as promising sci-fi, but turns into a disappointing shoot-’em-up
"...Tarsem Singh. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Ben Kingsley, Victor Garber, Derek Luke, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Michelle Dockery..."

July 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Dictator
Sacha Baron Cohen opts for scripted comedy this time and lands many good jokes and new offenses, but the target is soft and unmissable.
"...by: Larry Charles. Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, John C. Reilly, Jason Mantzoukas, Fred Armisen, Kevin..."

May 18, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last Legion
Although this story of ancient Rome offers guilty-pleasure fun, the film is not very inspired or well-conceived.
"...Directed by: Doug Lefler. Starring: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai, Thomas Sangster, Peter Mullan, Kevin McKidd..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Oliver Twist
Some may doubt the need to once more bring Dickens’ tale to the screen, but Polanski’s deft adaptation proves that there’s still life in that well-worn story of a boy who beats the odds.
"...Directed by: Roman Polanski. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Barney Clark, Jamie Foreman, Harry Eden, Leanne Rowe,..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Collide
A backpacker and drug smugglers clash on a high-speed highway
"...Eran Creevy. Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley and Marwan Kenzari...."

March 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What Planet Are You From?
"...Directed by: Mike Nichols. Starring: Garry Shandling, Annette Bening, John Goodman, Greg Kinnear, Ben Kingsley, Linda Fiorentino, Camryn..."

March 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Iron Man 3
It's more of the same, but the same is pretty good.
"...Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Rebecca Hall and Jon Favreau...."

May 3, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Gandhi
"...Directed by: Richard Attenborough. Starring: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Mills, Trevor Howard,..."

July 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Twelfth Night
"...Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Richard E. Grant, Nigel Hawthorne, Ben Kingsley, Mel Smith, Imelda Staunton, Toby Stephens and Imogen..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this nearly bloodless, family-friendly throwback to a cinematic age when Persian palace intrigue, winsome princesses, and ambitious princes ruled the back lots.
"...Directed by: Mike Newell. Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina, Steve Toussaint, Toby Kebbell and Richard..."

May 28, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Chaos of Eros
Isabel Coixet's 'Elegy' for a dying animal
"...exclusively on subject matter. After all, as inhabited by Ben Kingsley, serial collegiate predator Kepesh thrashes silently in a..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...THE ASSIGNMENT D: Christian Duguay; with Aidan Quinn, Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Ottoman Lieutenant
Corny romance set during the Armenian Genocide
"...Directed by: Joseph Ruben. Starring: Hera Hilmar, Michiel Huisman, Josh Hartnett and Ben..."

March 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hugo
Martin Scorsese steps outside his comfort zone to create an effects-heavy children’s film set in France – and winds up creating one of his most splendid and personal films.
"...Directed by: Martin Scorsese. Starring: Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chloë Grace Moretz, Helen McCrory,..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shutter Island
Martin Scorsese's new thriller is set in 1954 in an institution for the criminally insane.
"...Directed by: Martin Scorsese. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow, Emily Mortimer, Patricia..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Transsiberian
With Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, and Ben Kingsley, this train-set suspense movie also is full of sharp character studies.
"...Directed by: Brad Anderson. Starring: Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Ben Kingsley, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega and Thomas Kretschmann. Oh,..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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