A Con Man Preyed on Single Women Looking for Love. Then Two Documentary Filmmakers Decided to Bring Him Down.
The Showtime series ‘Love Fraud’ profiles the strange story of Richard Scott Smith, who systematically married and then bankrupted middle-aged women. Directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady discuss their quest to find Smith and how his crimes hit harder in our #MeToo age.
Tobe Hooper is listed as the filmmaker of this 1980s horror classic, but the world remains convinced that Spielberg is the movie’s true auteur. It’s a controversy that says a lot about what we think a director does.
How did this happen? And did it really deserve its place there?