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The Hollywood Reporter Film Review: 'The Skyjacker's Tale'

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One might expect, in a film called The Skyjacker's Tale, to hear a lot more detail of the crime than one gets from Jamie Kastner's documentary about Ishmael LaBeet's 1982 midair escape from U.S. custody. Here, even the acquisition of the gun LaBeet (now named Ishmael Muslim Ali) used is a literal afterthought — only during the credits does he laughingly recall how he brought it on board himself, smuggled in his underwear, after having assembled it piece-by-piece in jail. Read more - 

Laura Baron Kastner