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Sunday, January 27 2013

The Best Films of 2012

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.


Columns

Sunday, October 28 2012

The Last Witch Hunt: The Legacy of the West Memphis Three

Teenage outcasts often feel like the world is against them; in 1994, three adolescents in West Memphis, Arkansas, experienced proof that it actually was. Now, despite being freed after 18 years of wrongful imprisonment, the battle of the West Memphis Three is not concluded.


Reviews

Sunday, December 23 2012

'West of Memphis': Long Time Coming

West of Memphis never loses sight of the fact that legal systems can go so terribly wrong, in so many ways.


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

Friday, March 1 2013

Paradise Lost, Found, and Finalized: 'West of Memphis'

West of Memphis is the real vindication - even if it is incomplete.


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