Bart Layton’s The Imposter premiered to acclaim at the 2012 Sundance Festival. The film went on to air at other international and local festivals, earning the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Miami International Film festival. The bottom line: a lot of people like it, and if you have gotten a chance to catch the documentary, you’ll be able to do so when The Imposter hits DVD on January 22, 2013.
Wading through Netflix's massive catalogue of streaming titles can be overwhelming, so every other week we offer this column. Here we scour through Netflix Instant's library so you don't have to, plucking out suggested viewing comparable to the noteworthy films currently opening in theaters.
13-year-old Nicholas Barclay was last seen in Texas in 1994. As a casual runaway, his family was not immediately worried when he didn't return home from playing with friends. But their concern and grief grew as the days stretched on to months and years with no sign of Nicholas. Three years later in Spain, Bourdin, who was on the run from Interpol, sought a fresh start in America by masquerading as Nicholas...
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Colin Trevorrow’s Safety Not Guaranteed has been my festival favorite, by far. The open-hearted, snappy and sarcastic crowd-pleaser tells the off-beat story of three Seattle journalists investigating a loner (Mark Duplass) who takes out a classified ad seeking a partner for a time-travel mission. As the relationships unfold and the film’s strong emotional ties deepen, however, Safety become less about traveling through time and more about why individuals would choose to travel in the first place.