Posts Tagged ‘Ben Kingsley’

Review: Learning to Drive

— by RON WILKINSON — “Learning to Drive,” director Isabel Coixet’s meet-cute vehicle for Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, turns out to be a compact instead of a full-sized car. The screenplay by Sarah Kernochan and Katha Pollitt walks rather than runs through the whi[...]

Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

— by RON WILKINSON — The good thing about Ridley Scott’s latest special effects lollapalooza is going into it you know exactly what to expect. The story, rough as it is, is taken from the Bible so there are no spoilers to be had. From the opening battle scenes, where Ramses (Joel Edger[...]

Review: Ender’s Game

— by ADAM DALE — Author Orson Scott Card’s popular young adult novel “Ender’s Game” is part of a series of books – 18 and counting – and a film adaptation has been nearly 28 years in the making. It turns out the wait was worthwhile as the feature film is filled with spectacul[...]

Review: Iron Man 3

— by ADAM DALE — Just as Marvel’s “The Avengers” was the culmination of a long and very thought-out process in Marvel’s Phase One, “Iron Man 3” is the effort of a lot of hard work over the past six or seven years, starting with the casting of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark. [...]

Iron Man 3: New Theatrical Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — Marvel and Disney have been building hype around “Iron Man 3” for months now. Every trailer and new poster we have seen have looked awesome. The film hits theaters May 3 and the newest trailer will have every fan drooling with anticipation and might even convert e[...]

Iron Man 3 Super Bowl Trailers

— by ADAM POYNTER — Well the Super Bowl has come and gone and with it quite a few new trailers were unveiled (you can see the others HERE), one of which was a new trailer for “Iron Man 3.” We have the Extended Version that popped online shortly after here for you now. Take […][...]

Iron Man 3: Poster & Super Bowl Teaser

— by ADAM POYNTER — Ever since I attended 2012’s San Diego Comic-Con and was able to attend the “Iron Man 3” panel, I have had high hopes for the film and it’s clearly darker and edgier tone. Gone were the fears that it would become another “Iron Man 2,” with hopes that it wo[...]

Report: The Mandarin IS in Iron Man 3

— by ADAM POYNTER — Ever since “The Avengers” arrived, it has been setting box office records domestically and internationally — and it continues to do so. Even though the world has caught Avengers fever, the minds at Marvel Studios are looking to the future of their many franc[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hugo’

— by ADAM POYNTER — At this point in his career, you might think that you would know what constitutes a Martin Scorsese film. Well, think again as the acclaimed director has done a completely different film then what we are used to. In his new cinematic 3D event “Hugo,” he takes his [...]

Under Review: ‘The Desert of Forbidden Art’

— by BEV QUESTAD — “I found these paintings rolled up under the beds of old widows, buried in family trash, in dark corners of artists’ studios — sometimes even patching a hole in the roof. I ended up with a collection that no one in the Soviet Union would dare to[...]

Six Featurettes from ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’

— by BEN FOWLER — With Will and Elizabeth Turner happily married and Captain Jack currently seeking out stranger tides, a spot has opened up in the summer blockbuster schedule for another Jerry Bruckheimer piece of pure popcorn entertainment. In steps “Prince of Persia,” a fi[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’

— by CAM SMITH — In a fairly blatant bid to capitalize on their success in turning “Pirates of the Caribbean” into a Kraken-sized money-consuming juggernaut, Walt Disney Pictures and uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer have turned their collective attentions to unleashing a pair of[...]

Three Interviews from ‘Shutter Island’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Is there a name more synonymous with brilliant film-making than that of Martin Scorsese? Throughout his expansive career, he’s directed several classics such as “Goodfellas” and “Raging Bull.” Most of these films contain common[...]

Under Review: ‘Shutter Island’

— by JOEL CRARY — There have been a number of films of late dealing with the effect of war on the psychologies of those who experience it, plots built around the chaos that manifests in post-war American mentalities, presenting us with protagonists who are altered in some way. So[...]