SOPHIE’S CHOICE (Alan J. Pakula, 1982)

From William Styron’s novel, Sophie’s Choice is probably the most disagreeable film of writer-director Alan J. Pakula’s career. Misguided, it trivializes the Holocaust, as Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List (1993) would also do a decade later. It is hysterical melodrama that courts a double suicide in hopes this will signify the countless actual delayed reactions to […]