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‘Operation Varsity Blues’: Film Review

In this Netflix doc, 'Fyre' director Chris Smith profiles another fraudster — the one at the heart of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal involving Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.

From ‘Leaving Neverland’ to ‘The Inventor’: Docs Unmask the Biggest Frauds Onscreen

The Hollywood Reporter unmasks the fraudsters behind the cons that rocked TV screens this year: "There's a very thin line that separates the fraudster from the visionary."

‘Fyre’ and ‘Fyre Fraud’: TV Review

Two competing docs about the disastrous Fyre Festival, one for Netflix ('Fyre'), the other for Hulu ('Fyre Fraud'), make an irresistible, provocative pairing.

‘Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond’: Film Review | Venice 2017

In Chris Smith's doc 'Jim & Andy,' Jim Carrey reflects on losing himself in the role of comic performance artist Andy Kaufman in 'Man on the Moon,' and the ripple effect of that experience on his life.