West of Memphis (2012) - Movie Details
December 25, 2012 (Limited)
Rated R for disturbing violent content and some language
A new documentary written and directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Amy Berg ("Deliver Us From Evil") and produced by first-time filmmakers Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, in collaboration with the multiple Academy Award winning team of Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, "West of Memphis" tells the untold story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light: a fight to stop the State of Arkansas from killing an innocent man. Starting...
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Déjà vu. The West Memphis Three are back in another documentary, despite already being featured in a trilogy of well received documentaries, one of which was nominated for an Academy Award. West of Memphis
is prettier, glossier and filmed in hindsight of the release of the convicted killers, but it's essentially a cliff notes version of the Paradise Lost
series. In other words, I've seen it before. Full movie review »