Louie Steven Witt, are you still out there somewhere, alive? Would you tell me if you were? You know you're back in The Dallas Morning News this morning, but only as a ghost. I wonder if you really are a ghost yet. I can't find you with Google, which may mean ... well, we know what it may mean. It's ... More >>
The Act of Killing is a masterpiece of murder and the movies.
Dallas mossbacks still think they can silence debate at the JFK anniversary.
Yesterday, the Dallas Police Department has blanketed its Facebook page with a portrait and brief biography of every officer killed in the line of duty over the past 121 years. The procession of 80 mostly young faces is a somber reminder of how dangerous a job policing is. A handful of the names ar ... More >>
Nicola Longford, executive director of the Sixth Floor Museum, won't talk to Schutze, no fan of the museum's plans to take over Dealey Plaza two years from today. But she will visit with the Los Angeles Times about those plans, not to mention that Dealey Plaza redo the city's splitting with the m ... More >>
Photo by Mark GrahamKerry Max CookSpeaking of the wrongly imprisoned ...On Saturday, we stopped to take note -- belatedly -- of the passing of Randall Dale Adams, whose October death didn't reach newspapers till late last week. Adams, of course, was freed from prison in '89 following the release ... More >>
Via.Randall Dale Adams's mugshot for the crime he did not commit"It's an Everyman's story. It's the story of someone slipping through the cracks -- if you like, a nonfiction Twilight Zone episode." That was filmmaker Errol Morris talking, in 1988, about his documentary The Thin Blue Line -- other ... More >>
Seventeen years in the making, Tony Kaye's epic documentary gives a lot—but no answer
Brazil's kidnapping epidemic spawns its own supply-and-demand economy
A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"
How did Dallas convict so many innocents? With faulty eyewitnesses, sloppy police work and overzealous prosecutors.
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
The Polyphonic Spree on MTV, a benefit for Deep Ellum beating victim,and Snooping the Snoop
Errol Morris gets history right by recognizing that it's usually all wrong
Robert McNamara considers the lessons of war
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
The Deep Ellum Film Festival grows up--nicely
Andrew Jarecki captured the Friedmans, perhaps to free them
Home Movie looks inside some eccentric domiciles
The Oscar-winning One Day in September tells the brutal story of an Olympics massacre
Execution specialist goes Nazi-partying in Errol Morris' disturbing new documentary
It's arty and low-budget, but don't be fooled--Hands on a Hard Body swims in the mainstream
Errol Morris' new documentary brings you so close to these nutty eccentrics, it's almost unnerving
The USA Film Festival offers an unapologetic orgy of movie delights
The 1994 Dallas Video Festival mixes equal parts ineptitude and brilliance