Bart Layton's foray into one of America's most bizarre heists yields a film that is tight-knit, tense, and packing a potent emotional punch, laced with tinges of black humor and bound to resonate with at least some of today's youth
Compared to Volker Schlöndorff’s chilly, inert 1990 film adaptation, this opening salvo is so packed with incident and ideas that it feels desperate to speed things along
Compliance has a lot to say about how society works. And most of what it has to say is not good.
Whistle-blower films have become quite a staple these days, but director Steven Soderbergh has produced something quite different to something like The Insider – it’s almost a genre of its own.