Saturday, August 20, 2011

West Memphis 3 Free!

Incredible news today that the West Memphis Three have been freed! If you've never heard of them, their story has been a truly heartbreaking one, brilliantly captured in two documentaries by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, Paradise Lost (1996) and Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2000) - both which sadly, have yet to be released on DVD in our part of the world. It has also come to light that Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh had a hand in helping them, contributing everything from paying legal costs and hiring private eyes to look deeper into the case. A third doco is also on the way - with an ending that no doubt will need to be changed - here's a brief clip from it:

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