Atom User Reviews for Operation Finale
overwhelming - very powerful and thoughtful Please don't talk through movie - read a little background before you see it so you don't need to ask your seatmate
Great movie. Wonderful performances and a story that truly deserves to be told
It shows the incredible lengths that Israel followed to bring this monster to justice alive, when it would have been easier to just kill him.
Given the magnitude and complexity of the topic, an entertaining film is almost irrelevant, at moments trivializing. This particular story cries out to be viewed through a new, fresh lens. Otherwise, why are we hearing it? Why now?
Isaac and Kingsley bring quite a bit to Orton's dialogue, sometimes seeming to mean it at face value and sometimes inviting skepticism.
It’s a shame the filmmakers felt constrained by the import of their subject matter, rather than inspired to take some artistic risks. But even when the storytelling falters, the story itself — not merely extraordinary, but eternally relevant — remains paramount.