Sunshine Reviews

August 4, 2007
July 28, 2007
July 21, 2007
April 4, 2007
Well-intentioned but never entirely engaging ...
July 24, 2006
April 14, 2003
Sunshine never gets more than an inch below the surface of the characters. Szabo keeps his stories smushed into compact little episodes, each designed to do little more than move everything forward.
June 28, 2002
March 24, 2002
There are beautiful pictures aplenty in Sunshine, some of them horrific, but in the end Szab and co-screenwriter Israel Horovitz leave us with platitudes as syrupy as the family cure-all.
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March 22, 2002
March 5, 2002
February 7, 2002
December 10, 2001
As a historical document the film is fascinating, examining the shifting political tides in Eastern Europe. But as a movie, it's oddly uninvolving ... and a bit forced.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
'Sunshine' is a Cliff's Notes on the Lessons of Assimilation which even the pre-Bar Mitzvah set will find unconvincing.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
... its messages were of the kind that hit you over the head with a loud thud.