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Review: ‘West of Memphis’ is chilling, heart-wrenching

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Natasha Bodily Three teenagers—Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr.—were convicted of first-degree murder in 1994 in the murders of three 8-year-old boys in West Memphis, Ark. Echols got the death sentence; Misskelley and Baldwin were sentenced to life. ...

Vindication: Sundance documentary clears men after 17 years in prison

Monday, January 30th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Vindication: Sundance documentary clears men after 17 years in prison

Story & Photos by Ben Hansen Special to the HNC PARK CITY—Designed on the principle of innocent-unless-proven-guilty, the U.S. justice system is supposed to prosecute the guilty and protect the innocent. Usually, the system does this job as intended. Unfortunately, there are ...

Sundance 2012: Slipknot stars swap metal for filmmaking venture

Sunday, January 29th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sundance 2012: Slipknot stars swap metal for filmmaking venture

Story & Photo by Ben Hansen Special to the HNC PARK CITY—Throughout history, there have been bands that have changed the shape of the music industry. Slipknot, one of the biggest metal bands in the world, is one of these bands. After ...

Sundance 2012: Redford’s New Frontier all about film innovations

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sundance 2012: Redford’s New Frontier all about film innovations

Story & Photos by Ben Hansen Special to Hard News Café PARK CITY—New Frontier at Sundance has always been a launching pad for new ideas, from subtle changes and impressions to technological advancements that actually change the process of filmmaking itself. The ...

Sundance 2012 opens with powerful Aussie film, Wish You Were Here

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sundance 2012 opens with powerful Aussie film, Wish You Were Here

Story & Photo by Ben Hansen Special to Hard News Café PARK CITY—The 2012 Sundance Film Festival sprinted out of the gates this year, opting to open the first night with five films instead of the usual one. Wish You Were Here, ...