Tag Archives: Ben Kingsley

The Walk review — Sure-Footed In The Sky

Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Written by Zemeckis and Christopher Browne, based on a book by Philippe Petit | 123 min Unlike last week's feature release, Pawn Sacrifice, where the historical drama compared unflatteringly to a more comprehensive documentary (Liz Garbus' Bobby Fischer Against The World), The Walk distances itself from James Marsh's brilliant and Oscar-winning Man… Read More

Reviews From The Vault: Vol. 1

Between 2005 and 2009 I was a programmer on CKDU 88.1 FM every Sunday morning with something called The Love & Hate Movie Show. I talked about what I was seeing and revisited some of my favourite films of old, pretty much what I do now here on FITI. I still have a lot of… Read More

Self/less review — Immortality for dummies

Written by Tarsem Singh, Written by David Pastor and Alex Pastor In the midst of a summer crammed with fantasy franchises, sequels, and prequels, comes this oddity, a free-standing scifi thriller starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds, with a plot that channels elements of both John Frankenheimer's Seconds and an obscure Mick Jagger picture, Freejack. It's… Read More

Ender’s Game review

Directed by Gavin HoodWritten by Hood, adapting the novel by Orson Scott CardEnder Wiggin is a teenager with a gift for tactics. And on a future earth threatened by alien insectoids, that kind of skill is exactly what the global military is looking for. Apparently, children are required for protecting the earth in the future,… Read More

Iron Man 3 review

Directed by Shane Black Written by Black and Drew Pearce, from a Marvel Comic by Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby Here's the beginning of the next phase of Marvel's world cinema domination. It's working pretty well for them so far. Robert Downey Jr is back in the shell head, and that's… Read More