Film Review: Devil’s Knot (2012) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. REVIEW: Making a film about such a high profile case – the West Memphis Three – was always going to be tricky, especially as there’s been so much on it already (what with the dozens of books as well as a bunch of documentaries, including the popular Paradise Lost … Continue reading

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Film Review: West of Memphis (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: West of Memphis is an examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defense, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil’s Knot (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Three children were savagely murdered in 1993. Weeks later, police announced the arrest of three teens accused of committing the murders as part of a Satanic cult ritual. REVIEW: In 1993, three eight year old Cub Scouts were found bound with their own shoelaces and murdered in a ditch bank, in a patch of woods in West Memphis, Arkansas. The area was commonly known as Robin Hood Hills to the locals. Rumors started to … Continue reading

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