This Week in Grolsch Film Works 08/29/12: The Imposter, Top 10 Horror Movies, Samsara

By GFW Staff

Interview with the Director of The Imposter

Ashley Clark

The Imposter is a thought-provoking documentary based on the bizarre true story of a Frenchman who convinced a grieving Texan family that he was their 16-year-old son who had been missing for 3 years. Grolsch Film Works recently met up with the film’s director Bart Layton, and the Private Investigator on the case, Charlie Parker, to find out more about this strange tale and how the film came about.

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Top 10 Horror Movies

Martyn Conterio 

The world’s premier horror festival, Film4 FrightFest, kicks off later this week in London so what better time to take a look at ten of the great horror movies ever made? …The genre has been with us as long as the medium itself with Georges Méliès producing the first cinematic works of horror in 1896. It is without a doubt one of the most controversial mainstream entertainments and has been in trouble with the law once or twice as well as the spreader of a moral panic or ten (remember the “video nasties“?). Yet the allure of a good scare continues to draw audiences to the humble horror film.

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Interview with the Filmmakers Behind Samsara, a Meditative Non-Narrative Odyssey

Ashley Clark

Filmed over five years across 25 countries, Samsara is a stunning, non-narrative visual meditation which seamlessly and fluidly transports the viewer to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.We recently caught up with director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson to chat, and the pair were passionate and forthcoming on various issues including the film’s lengthy production, and the ongoing development of digital technology.

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