An Ordinary Man Reviews

February 4, 2019
Played with bristling charisma by Ben Kingsley, the eponymous protagonist of this unusual chamber drama is anything but ordinary.
June 15, 2018
This character-focused, thoughtful drama moves at a stately pace.
April 16, 2018
But this is Kingsley's show, he launches from rant to rant like a cannon's fusillade, only allowing himself one or two scant moments of subtlety.
April 14, 2018
Every time An Ordinary Man seems to be headed into a minefield of clichés, it takes an unexpected detour and the film's final such excursion comes like a gut-punch.
April 13, 2018
Kingsley's domineering lead performance is worth the price of admission alone, although "An Ordinary Man" is actually a two-hander...
April 12, 2018
Kingsley delivers such a riveting performance that it becomes easy to overlook the film's less compelling aspects.
April 11, 2018
Kingsley and Hilmar ensure we believe this by delivering three-dimensional performances we're used to seeing on the heroic side.
April 5, 2018
One eventually forgets Kingsley's character's backstory, and becomes transfixed on the odd, juxtaposition of genres that unfolds like molasses to an exciting, sudden ending that will leave viewers thinking about An Ordinary Man long after viewing.