An emotional, deeply felt account of the West Memphis Three case.
It’s a sunny May day and Pam Hobbs (Reese Witherspoon) and her eight-year-old Stevie (Jet Jurgensmeyer) are strolling in the sunshine. The kid is singing Elvis and mum is hiding her smile. This is West Memphis, Arkansas, 1993, and before...
Better than its reputation suggests.
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: If you weren't at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, it's too late for you to attend. But I bring up the event because Atom Egoyan's The Captive was in the 18-title Official Competition where, according to a great many of my...
A high end version of a bad B movie.
In the films of Canadian arthouse veteran Atom Egoyan sex has always been a transgressive act.