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Features

Monday, January 21 2013

The Best Independent / International Films of 2012

When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.


Reviews

Wednesday, April 24 2013

We Walked Away from Our Own Crime: 'The Central Park Five'

Like the best episodes of PBS's Frontline, The Central Park Five is a superior work of journalism that re-examines an important case that has, unfortunately, grown hazy in the memories of many.


Wednesday, November 21 2012

A Legal Case Out of Control: 'The Central Park Five'

The Central Park Five provides background drawn from contemporary media images, including crime scene footage accompanied by a detective's grisly description, as well as reflections by those involved.


Wednesday, November 14 2012

When Truth and Reality Collide: 'The Central Park Five' and 'West of Memphis'

Two new documentaries -- The Central Park FIve and West of Memphis -- look at US legal cases gone wrong, their consequences and the lessons that might be drawn.


Blogs

Thursday, January 30 2014

'The Central Park Five': A Huge Injustice Was Done

The five young men, wrongly convicted of raping the Central Park Jogger in 1990 and released from prison in 2002, must endure a loss that cannot be made right. Still, The Central Park Five grants them the chance to tell their stories.


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