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ThunderbirdsThunderbirds (2004)
Dir. Jonathan Frakes
Feat. Bill Paxton, Ben Kingsley, Barry Corbet
A live–action replay of the classic 60s sci–fi series which bears more relation to generic teen adventure than the spirit of the…
Suspect ZeroSuspect Zero (2004)
Dir. E. Elias Merhige
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Aaron Eckhart, Carrie-Anne Moss
A foreboding blood hunt in the stylish tradition of SEVEN, with serial–killer Kingsley and FBI–man Eckhart circling each other in a fog…
Oliver TwistOliver Twist (2005)
Dir. Roman Polanski
Feat. Barney Clark, Ben Kingsley
The latest adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic sees prominent Polish dir. Polanski helm an artful, if not straightforward interpretation of the…
BloodrayneBloodrayne (2005)
Dir. Uwe Boll
Feat. Kristanna Loken, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley
Brain dead blood and breast fest from the consistently awful Boll with "plot" revolving around a half–human/half–vampire pursuing the man…
Wrong Man, TheWrong Man, The (Lucky Number Slevin) (2006)
Dir. Paul McGuigan
Feat. Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu
A crazily convoluted thriller with a powerhouse cast, this is heavy on slick violence and self–aware pop–gun dialogue, with levels of…
Last Legion, TheLast Legion, The (2007)
Dir. Doug Lefler
Feat. Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai
CGI fantasy dramatising the plight of Rome's last emperor, the child Romulus Augustus, and his protectors – Firth, Kingsley, and Bollywood star…
You Kill MeYou Kill Me (2007) Recommended
Dir. John Dahl
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni, Luke Wilson
Quirky black comedy about a hit–man from Buffalo (Kingsley) who screws up a crucial assignment because of his drinking problem and gets sent to…
Love Guru, The Love Guru, The (2008)
Dir. Marco Schnabel
Feat. Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake
Mike Myers scrapes the bottom of the barrel for laughs as an American raised by Indian gurus who returns to his homeland hoping to earn big bucks on…
Wackness, TheWackness, The (2008)
Dir. Jonathan Levine
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Olivia Thirlby
Smitten with nostalgia for a bygone early–90's New York, this coming–of–age drama follows a listless, pot–dealing teenager as…
TranssiberianTranssiberian (2008) Recommended
Dir. Brad Anderson
Feat. Emily Mortimer, Woody Harrelson, Ben Kingsley
Writer–director Brad Anderson (THE MACHINIST) again turns a captivating premise into a stylish, dark–edged thriller of distinction, this…
ElegyElegy (2008)
Dir. Isabel Coixet
Feat. Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Dennis Hopper
Following THE HUMAN STAIN comes another effort to translate revered American writer Phillip Roth to the screen. This time it's his novel "The Dying…
Fifty Dead Men WalkingFifty Dead Men Walking (2008)
Dir. Kari Skogland
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers
Sharp docu–drama with Jim Sturgess as Irishman Martin McGartland, charged with infiltrating the IRA during the 1980s. Tense action sequences…
War, Inc.War, Inc. (War Inc.) (2008)
Dir. Joshua Seftel
Feat. John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei
Hit–and–miss satire with Cusack as a weary hitman sent to assassinate an oil minister in a Middle Eastern country occupied by an American…
Shutter IslandShutter Island (2010)
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley
Martin Scorsese’s latest is an intensely atmospheric, if overly confounding psychological thriller, set on a remote island which is home to shadowy…
Prince of Persia: The Sands of TimePrince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Dir. Mike Newell
Feat. Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley
Jake Gyllenhaal flexes his pecs in this extravagant adaptation of the popular 'Arabian adventure' video game.
HugoHugo (2011) Recommended
Dir. Martin Scorsese
Feat. Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley
A state–of–the–art fantasy and homage to the origins of film and one of its earlier innovators, George Méliès (Kingsley), whose…
Dictator, TheDictator, The (2012) Recommended
Dir. Larry Charles
Feat. Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Jason Mantzoukas
Sacha Baron Cohen returns with this sweet 'n' vulgar satire as a ruthless Middle Eastern tyrant who's diplomatic visit to New York doesn't go…
Iron Man 3Iron Man 3 (2013)
Dir. Shane Black, Jeff Habberstad
Feat. Robert Downey Jnr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Robert Downey Jr. returns for a third outing as the power–suited superhero in this latest installment to the Marvel canon.
Ender's GameEnder's Game (2013)
Dir. Gavin Hood
Feat. Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld
In the not–too–distant future, a young prodigy is charged with leading Earth's battle defense against a marauding fleet of alien…
A Birder's Guide to EverythingA Birder's Guide to Everything (2013) Recommended
Dir. Rob Meyer
Feat. Kodi Smit-McPhee, James Le Gros, Katie Chang
A lovely, heartfelt teen movie about a nerdy 15–year–old birding fanatic (Smit–McPhee) who retreats with his friends on a bird…
Physician, ThePhysician, The (Der Medicus) (2013)
Dir. Philipp Stölzl
Feat. Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgard
A historical epic centred on an orphan from an 11th–century English town whose mother died of a mysterious illness, travels to Persia where he…
War StoryWar Story (2014)
Dir. Mark Jackson
Feat. Catherine Keener, Hafsia Herzi, Ben Kingsley
A war photographer who recently endured a brutal detainment in Libya holes up in Sicily to come to terms with her ordeal.
Boxtrolls, TheBoxtrolls, The (2014) Aro Favourite
Dir. Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost
More wonderful, ghoulish animation from the studio behind CORALINE and PARANORMAN, this tells the story of a young orphan raised by underground…
Stonehearst AsylumStonehearst Asylum (Eliza Graves) (2014)
Dir. Brad Anderson
Feat. Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis
A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues –– though…
Night at the Museum 3:Secret of the TombNight at the Museum 3:Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Dir. Shawn Levy
Feat. Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson
Concluding chapter in the trilogy has museum guard Stiller trying to decipher why the exhibits are behaving so erratically.
Exodus - God and KingsExodus - God and Kings (2014)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro
Ridley Scott directs this biblical epic in which a defiant Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses and sets 600,000 slaves on a monumental…
Learning to DriveLearning to Drive (2014)
Dir. Isabel Coixet
Feat. Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer
Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley headline this undemanding comedy about the unlikely friendship between a literary agent and a Sikh driving…
Robot OverlordsRobot Overlords (2014)
Dir. Jon Wright
Feat. Ben Kingsley, Gillian Anderson, Callan McAuliffe
Cheap and cheerful sci–fi set in a world overrun by robots from another galaxy Earth's future is in the hand of a small band of rebellious…
Self/lessSelf/less (Selfless) (2015)
Dir. Tarsem Singh
Feat. Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Matthew Goode
High–concept, though convoluted thriller from Tarsem Singh (THE FALL) about a dying real estate mogul who transfers his consciousness into a…
Walk, TheWalk, The (2015)
Dir. Robert Zemeckis
Feat. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon
The daredevil exploits of French high–wire artist Philippe Petit featured in MAN ON WIRE are re–told by Robert Zemeckis, who duly amps up…

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