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Film Review: 'An Ordinary Man'

Ben Kingsley is not a tall man, but he looms awesomely large in writer-director Brad Silberling’s “An Ordinary Man,” whose slyly misleading title refers to what becomes of a notorious Bosnian Serb general living in what used to be Yugoslavia — a monster guilty of torture, murder, and other unforgivable crimes who has spent the subsequent years attempting to blend in. 795 more words


An Ordinary Man (2018)

A former war general attempts to become the titular type in this drama from writer-director Brad Silberling.

When the former Yugoslavia was brought down, the war generals responsible for a series of massacres and genocide were brought to justice. 695 more words

Film Reviews

Ranking the MCU: The Road to ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ – #16

In May of 2013, Marvel kicked off Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the third and final solo Iron Man movie, Iron Man 3… 897 more words

Marvel & Spider-Man

TGIF: Happy Passover! Ma Nishtana in Indian Film Format

Did you think I put up my traditional Good Friday “Hot Jesus” post and forgot my Jewish readers and Passover, on the very same day?  I would NEVER!!!!  563 more words

Film Review: 'Backstabbing for Beginners'

The title misleads, but in a way that sets up a pleasant surprise: Per Fly’s “Backstabbing for Beginners” is not some archly tongue-in-cheek takedown of the art of the con, but a relatively serious-minded drama based on the true story of the Oil-for-Food scandal that plagued the United Nations around the time of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. 646 more words


Production Starts on Ben Kingsley, Monica Bellucci Spy Thriller 'Spider in the Web'

Principal photography is underway in Belgium on “Spider in the Web,” the spy drama from Eran Riklis starring Ben Kingsley and Monica Bellucci. 191 more words


My Favorite Scene: Schindler's List (1993) "The Girl in Red"

In 1993, Steven Spielberg had one of the greatest years of any director in the history of film.  That summer he released one of the greatest summer blockbusters ever in… 328 more words