Crimes and Punishments

Issues? They've got subscriptionsAs I teased yesterday, this week’s MSN DVD column is all about Gotz Spielmann’s “Revanche”, an entirely excellent Austrian spin on the worlds of James M. Cain and Jim Thompson rescued from import-only obscurity by the fine folks at the Criterion Collection, which so badly wanted to release a special edition of the film that they bought the North American distribution rights themselves.

You should see it, is my ultimate point. And don’t let anybody describe the plot to you beforehand.