THIS WEEK IN THEATRES...
* The Class, fact and fiction collide in this French film about an inner-city school.
UPDATED TO CRITERION CONFESSIONS...
Exclusive to my Criterion blog this week:
* El Norte, a strong but somewhat overdone story of immigrants coming from Guatemala to the U.S. via illegal channels in the 1980s.
* Knife in the Water, Roman Polanski's debut feature, a tense thriller with a few things to say about marriage. Goes well with the Polanski documentary linked to below.
THIS WEEK IN DVD REVIEWS...
* Being There: Deluxe Edition, the classic comedic fable from Jerzy Kosinski, Hal Ashby, and Peter Sellers. Delightful!
* The Hollywood Collection - Gregory Peck: His Own Man, a late '80s television documentary about the upstanding actor.
* Magnificent Obsession - Criterion Collection, the Douglas Sirk-directed melodrama with a dash of social responsibility. (Also at Criterion Confessions.)
* Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, a meticulous look at the sex scandal that caused the revered director to flee the U.S. Very fascinating stuff.
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