Posts Tagged ‘The Debt’

This week’s releases include: a courtroom period drama; a spy thriller in two different eras; another bachelor party gone wrong; a true story of fantasy and murder; a playful tale with penguins; a look at famous hockey feuds; a consequence of ‘the wrong place, the wrong time’; an adaptation of a childhood classic; a trilogy about a young woman who takes matters into her own hands; and an historical re-enactment.  (more…)

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Jessica Chastain, Sam Worthington and Marton Csokas in a scene from The DebtThe life of a national hero is not always all interviews and roses; it can be complicated, and drenched in regrets and secrets. This is the dark paradigm explored in The Debt, based on the fictional 2007 Israeli film Ha-Hov. The partnering of an American and British production team to remake a recent Israeli picture is an anomaly, but in this case the result will hold your attention without letting go. (more…)