EMPIRE OF THE SUN – REVIEW BY PAULINE KAEL

2020-08-23T13:05:01+01:00August 23rd, 2020|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

Empire of the Sun begins majestically and stays strong for perhaps forty-five minutes. It’s so gorgeously big you want to laugh in pleasure. Steven Spielberg takes over Shanghai and makes it his city. And then, first in brief patches and then in longer ones, his directing goes terribly wrong.