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  1. In Theaters This Week: Reviews of 'Les Miserables,' 'Django Unchained,' 'Promised Land' and More

    9:00 pm 12/24/2012

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. Read more

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  2. Damien Echols, of the West Memphis Three, on Death Row and the Shocks of Being Free

    6:07 am 12/17/2012

    After nearly two decades in prison, the man who was wrongly convicted of murdering three children speaks out about his trauma, his celebrity backers, a new documentary and looking to the future.Read more

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  3. Peter Jackson Targets Arkansas Politician With 'West Memphis Three' Screenings

    10:00 am 9/19/2012

    The doc quietly enters theaters where the case's prosecutor runs for Congress.Read more

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  4. Toronto 2012: 'West of Memphis' Damien Echols on Debt to Johnny Depp and Peter Jackson

    10:39 am 9/8/2012

    The Amy Berg doc subject praised the Hollywood actor and director for helping propel his fight for exoneration after he left an Arkansas prison cell last year. Read more

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  5. Midyear Awards Report: Sony Pictures Classics (Analysis)

    5:03 pm 8/5/2012

    Sony's art house division boasts a slew of indie, doc and foreign contenders, including two that were big hits at Cannes: "Amour" and "Rust & Bone."Read more

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  6. Damien Echols and Lorri Davis 'West of Memphis' Sundance 2012

    11:35 am 1/22/2012

    Damien Echols and producer Lorri Davis share what it was like watching their emotional documentary about the failure of the justice system in Arkansas.Read more

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  7. Sundance 2012: Peter Jackson on 'West of Memphis,' New Evidence Points to Step-Father (Video)

    12:57 am 1/22/2012

    The producer hits THR's Video Lounge in Park City with director Amy Berg to discuss their documentary, the DNA on one of the murdered boys' shoelaces that matches one of their step-father's, and the three witnesses who came forth.Read more

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  8. Peter Jackson, Amy Berg 'West of Memphis' Sundance 2012

    11:52 pm 1/21/2012

    The producer-director team pay a visit to the THR Video Lounge in Park City to discuss their highly emotional documentary, which premiered on Jan. 20 at the festival. Read more

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  9. Peter Jackson Cuts Sundance Short; Returns to New Zealand for 'Hobbit' (Video)

    6:24 pm 1/21/2012

    The director and producer, in Park City for the world premiere of his "West of Memphis" documentary, tells THR what work remains to be done on his highly anticipated project.Read more

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