Tag Archives: Ben Kingsley

Stonehearst Asylum (2014) – reviewed by George

Boy, did they ever need #MeToo in the 1800’s! You may have thought from other films that the treatment of mental cases was awful then for both sexes (and even into the 1900’s), but this film really exposes the awful … Continue reading

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Michael Caine as Sherlock Holmes in “Without a Clue” – reviewed by George

In a pre-credits sequence Holmes (Michael Caine) and Watson (Ben Kingsley) do much more than the police to apprehend two robbers. In front of the reporters Holmes is cool and brilliant, Watson is sincere and polite, and Lestrade (Jeffrey Jones) … Continue reading

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The Walk (2015) – reviewed by George

Previously I have reviewed, on 10-30-15, “The Man Who Walked between the Towers ” (2005), and, on 3-12-16, “Man on Wire” (2008). The first is a short animated film, and the second is a feature-length documentary with news footage, interviews, … Continue reading

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) – reviewed by George

Directed by Ridley Scott (and dedicated to Ridley’s brother Tony), and written by Adam Cooper & Bill Collage and Jeffery Caine and Steven Zaillian, with score by Alberto Iglesias, the film begins with words: “1300 BCE. For 400 years the … Continue reading

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