This coming-of-middle-age film gives us a hero who has nothing and plops him in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert. It becomes a subtle examination of aging and alienation that isn’t afraid to laugh at itself.
Directed by Drew Taylor and Larry Weinstein Canada. 85 min. Not rated This 2013 documentary retells the real-life story of the six U.S. Embassy workers who sought refuge from the Canadian ambassador while their co-workers were taken hostage in Iran in 1979. This saga was depicted in Oscar-winning fashion by director/star Ben Affleck in his […]
Directed by Jon Stewart Produced by Scott Rudin, Jon Stewart, and Gigi Pritzker Written by Jon Stewart, based on the book Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari Released by Open Road USA. 103 min. Rated R With Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Halah Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Farahani, Dimitri Leonidas, Claire Foy Jon […]