When it comes to film, everybody loves a
catchy tagline. And the 2016 edition of the Mayerson JCC Jewish &
Israeli Film Festival promises “Mystery, History, Mischief and More.”
What more can you ask for?
Craig Gillespie takes audiences into the eye
of a horrific natural disaster as the crews of a pair of oil tankers,
broken and stranded off the coast of Cape Cod, prepare for the worst
while a small Coast Guard squad sets off on an implausible rescue
Jane Hammond (Natalie
Portman) is a typical frontier woman, a hardened wife willing to stand
by her man (Noah Emmerich), a reformed outlaw with his former gang —
under new leadership (Ewan McGregor) — breathing down his neck.
Taking a break from the
exaggerated violence of The Transformers franchise, Michael Bay sets his
sights on the real-life drama and intensely perilous action of the
assault on the U.S. embassy in Libya.