Tag: Ben Kingsley

Self/less: Sci-fi thriller lacks requisite thrills

Ryan Reynolds is going to make a major comeback in Hollywood very soon, but unfortunately for science fiction fans, it probably won’t be with the uneven — and commercially underperforming — “Self/Less.” The notion that a dying Ben Kingsley would approach a company to transfer his consciousness into a younger, healthy Reynolds is a terrific idea, but director Tarsem Singh can’t really make the … Read More Self/less: Sci-fi thriller lacks requisite thrills

Exodus Gods and Kings: Bibically-inspired epic takes left field turn

Biblically-inspired 3D epic film doesn’t really sound like a very appealing genre, especially after Russell Crowe’s dud “Noah” released to much derision earlier this year. There’s a lot of unevenness to Ridley Scott’s latest feature, “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” which re-imagines the Biblical story of Moses as action-adventure fodder. Oscar-winner Christian Bale picks up sword not staff to play Moses, a highly conflicted character … Read More Exodus Gods and Kings: Bibically-inspired epic takes left field turn