Pick of the week: “The Hunt“ — My full review is here. This Danish film is on the shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film for this year’s Oscars. It stars Mads Mikkelsen as a kindergarten teacher who becomes the town pariah after a young girl makes a false accusation against him. It’s reminiscent of “The Crucible” in showing how suspicion can spread through a small town, overwhelming judgment, and how it is to stamp out.
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Blu-ray review: “The Attack”: Sifting through the rubble of a marriage
Ziad Doueiri’s “The Attack” is really about two attacks. The obvious one is a suicide bombing in a Tel Aviv restaurant that kills 17 people. The less obvious one is a the way that bombing tears through the fabric of a marriage.