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Matthew Fox

Available on DVD: Mystery lovers should sample 'Blood of the Vine'

Fans of the TV mystery have more choices than ever. We've been served well for decades by British TV producers with brilliant adaptations of works by Agatha Christie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and countless other authors. Then came the rest of Europe. First there were the Italians, with such great shows as "The Commissario Brunetti Mysteries" and "Inspector Montalbano." Then there was the Scandinavian invasion, with gorgeous long-form adaptations of "Wallander," "The Bridge," "The Killing," and Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" series. Now it's time for the French. Though the gritty Paris-set cop show...