DVD Review: ‘The René Clément Collection’

★★★★☆ This year sees the centenary of the birth of not only one of French cinema’s, but also the world’s, most celebrated directors. Often referred to as the ‘French Alfred Hitchcock’, René Clément had a penchant for the macabre and mysterious, as reflected in four films newly released by francophile Continue Reading

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DVD Review: ‘The Imposter’

★★★★★ When Truman Capote published true crime novel In Cold Blood, his legacy was set as the patron precursor of the non-fiction novel. Last year, director Bart Layton succeeded in Capote’s impressionable footsteps by documenting a real-life tale of identity fraud almost too outlandish to believe. Layton’s The Imposter (2012) Continue Reading