Director Atom Egoyan joins HuffPost Live and shares his thoughts on the death penalty.
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit isn't the only film the director has opening. West of Memphis, the documentary he and partner Fran Walsh produced, revisits the murder of three 8-year-olds in 1993, and the three teens who went to jail for the crime.
The revelation was made at a Wednesday hearing on a suit filed by Pam Hicks and John Mark Byers, two of the parents of the
"One of the great ironies of this three-film, two-decade mission is that we thought we were making a film about bad children, the inside story of why kids kill."
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We were terrified, so for them to pick us up and arrest us was just crazy. But I had faith that it was going to work out
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Even though the West Memphis Three were released from prison, "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" does not have a happy ending. One
Last October when the documentary Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory premiered at the New York Film Festival, filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky celebrated an unanticipated event: the release from prison of the West Memphis 3.
For documentary filmmakers, it doesn't get better than this: having your work bring about change.
How do you integrate yourself back into society after 18 years in prison? How do you cope when the ordinary activities most
The case, which in 1994 saw three teenagers convicted in eastern Arkansas of murdering three young boys, was the focus of
This report has been updated to include comments from Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin that occurred after the original publication
The Dixie Chicks have a new controversy on their hands. In particular, lead singer Natalie Maines has started a defense fund