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How do you integrate yourself back into society after 18 years in prison? How do you cope when the ordinary activities most of us take for granted — eating a meal, going to the movies — count as shockingly new experiences? For Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr., better known as the West Memphis Three, you go at it one day at a time, making sure to











west memphis 3 released After 18 Years, Paradise Lost Subjects the West Memphis Three Are Freed
The West Memphis Three, who were convicted as teens of killing three eight-year-old boys and who spent 18 years in prison — while fans of the ‘Paradise Lost’ series of documentaries about their case pushed for their release — are free today.

According to the Arkansas Times, a hastily-arranged hearing at a Jonesboro, Ark… Continue reading After 18 Years, 'Paradise Lost' Subjects the West Memphis Three Are Freed

West Memphis Three Movie in the Works











Talk about serendipity. The release of the West Memphis Three murder defendants from prison on Friday has added a happy ending to the third ‘Paradise Lost’ documentary by filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, who were finishing off their film in preparation for unspooling at the Toronto and New York film festivals.

It turns out that — below the radar — Dimension Films, the genre arm of The Weinstein… Continue reading West Memphis Three Movie in the Works

usher 240x320 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans: Kanye West, Usher and Jennifer Hudson Will Perform

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As if seeing New Edition reunite after 30 years isn’t enough, fans of hip-hop and R&B can catch a slew of other stellar old – and newer – musicians’ performances over fourth of July weekend at the Essence Music Festival.

From start to finish of… Continue reading Essence Music Festival in New Orleans: Kanye West, Usher and Jennifer Hudson Will Perform

Is Kanye West Dating Mary-Kate Olsen?

The Olsen Twins turned a quarter century old on Monday and twin titan Mary-Kate Olsen is reportedly hoping Year 25 is the Era of Romance after she was spotted in [...] Continue reading Is Kanye West Dating Mary-Kate Olsen?