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[Review] – West Of Memphis

7 Jan

West Of Memphis

Title: West of Memphis
Year: 2012
Director: Amy Berg
Writers: Amy Berg and Billy McMillin
Starring: Jessie Misskelley, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin
MPAA Rating: R, disturbing violent content and some language
Runtime: 147 min
IMDb Rating: 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 78

By now we know the case of the West Memphis Three. We know how three teenagers were convicted and tried for the murders of three boys back in 1994, murders which were set to have been produced as part of a satanic ritual and which got one of the accused a death sentence and the other two life sentences. After having served over 18 years in prison, they were released. You’ve heard about this case as much as you have mostly because people ranging from Johnny Depp to Eddie Vedder were outspoken about their beliefs of the innocence of these three men, and because three terrific HBO documentaries have been made about them.

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