Peter Webber’s Emperor opens in the UK this Friday, 4 October. A sincere effort to re-appraise a little-known part of post Second World War history, this had the potential to be fascinating. But a distracting love story weighs it down and makes it over-long. Even Tommy Lee Jones as General MacArthur can’t pull it back from the brink.
For my full review, go to http://www.filmoria.co.uk/2013/09/emperor-review/