Empty spectacle.
In effort to maintain suspension of disbelief, 47 Ronin withholds the information that this film is based on a true story until it is over. Japanese audiences will be way ahead, knowing already that Carl Rinsch’s version of the 18th Century real...
Israeli dramedy fights above its weight.
AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL: If you had to choose between being thin and miserable or fat and relatively happy, what would you do? The four overgrown men at the centre of this sweet, poignant Israeli film opt for the latter course with amusing...
Multi-tiered character study a joy to behold.
The convergence of three sad, special souls in a Parisian apartment block is the basis for a refined study in life affirmation in Mona Achache’s The Hedgehog, based upon Muriel Barbury’s best-selling 2006 novel L'elegance du herisson. Steeped in...
David and Margaret disagree on this '90s heist film. Decide for yourself Wednesday on SBS Viceland.
Five freelance covert operatives are brought together in Paris and briefed by Irish revolutionary Deirdre, Natasha McElhone, on their task - to retrieve a mysterious, very well guarded briefcase. The five consist of Sam, Robert De Niro, who is ex...
An atmospheric music score leads the way into an emotional love story brimming with tragedy.
The world has become a genetically regulated global village where citizens are identified through \'papelles\' - DNA-specific IDs and passports. Tim Robbins plays insurance investigator William who goes to Shanghai to expose a fatal travel scam....