Daniel Sullivan's earnest adaptation of Jon Robin Baitz's play is worth seeing for Ron Rifkin's performance alone. Rifkin stars as New York publisher Isaac Geldhart, who as a child watched while his family was taken away to die in a Nazi concentration camp. That memory
has defined his life and now threatens to destroy it: Isaac feels compelled to publish only expensively bound accounts of atrocities and genocide, not quite the sort of books that fly off the shelves. When Isaac rejects a surefire bestseller in favor of a four-volume reference work on the medical
experiments of Dr. Mengele -- a noble endeavor, but one that will surely sink the house -- Isaac's childr...