The Devil’s Knot

The Devil’s Knot is based on a true story; the motiveless murders of three eight year old boys in rural Arkansas in 1993. Hysteria grips the town, and three gothy teenagers are accused of the crime while some fairly obvious leads are overlooked and vital evidence is lost. Apparently this is a well-known¬†story that’s been…

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Good Taste is a Deadly Attribute

My¬†second Made in Cape Town movie of the weekend was Rendition, the first Hollywood production of South African director Gavin Hood, who won a Best Foreign Language Oscar for Tsotsi. Cinematography was by another high flying South African, Dion Beebe. “Rendition” refers to the ability of the CIA to detain anyone suspected of terrorist dealings,…

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