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TIFF Review: Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot' Starring Reese Witherspoon & Colin Firth

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 9, 2013 2:05 PM
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Devil's Knot
It has been twenty years since the horrifically mutilated, murdered bodies of children Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers were found in a creek in the middle of Robin Hood Hills in Arkansas. And thus started a saga that spanned nearly two decades, with the trials of the accused Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin gaining national attention, which eventually turned to outrage. Chronicled in great detail via the 'Paradise Lost' trilogy of documentaries as well as Amy Berg's "West Of Memphis," the case of the West Memphis Three soon became one of justice denied, not only to the three young men, but also the victims whose real killer or killers is still unidentified.

'True Blood' Star Stephen Moyer, Kevin Durand & Rex Linn Join Atom Egoyan's 'The Devil's Knot'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • July 2, 2012 12:17 PM
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With shooting starting last week in Georgia, Atom Egoyan’s West Memphis Three drama “The Devi’s Knot” added some new cast members to the already extensive ensemble.

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