Review: Comedy of Errors
Comedy of Errors Claude Chabrol Koch Lorber Street 05.01 Isabelle Huppert plays the little salmon swimming upstream as a French investigator trying to put the kibosh on a ring of dirty big shots spending French money on everything from mistresses to foreign bribes (Quelle horreur!). As the current swells against her, she seems to focus
Violette Claude Chabrol Koch Lorber Street: 05.08 This re-release of the 1978 French film Violette Noziere leaves many questions unanswered. This is the story of you average rebellious teen girl, hanging out with the wrong crowd, smoking and drinking and catching syphilis like all kids do when they’re young. What makes this story different is
Review: La Belle Captive
La Belle Captive Alain Robbe-Grillet Koch Lorber Street: 03.13 Watch out movie fans, any distribution company with the word “Lorber” in it, is bound not to be technically up to par, and this DVD is no exception. La Belle Captive is one of Alain Robbe-Grillet’s later works that seems to recapitulate themes from some of his
Hostage Constantine Giannaris Koch Lorber Street: 02.13 Hostage is, as Milhouse Van Houten once said, “like Speed 2, only on a bus instead of a boat!” It tells the story of Senia, a scruffy, young Albanian immigrant who, armed with an assault rifle and a grenade, hijacks a bus one summer morning in northern Greece.