Review: Deliver Us From Evil (2006, Amy Berg)

Deliver Us From Evil cuts together footage from videotaped depositions by priests, cardinals and other church staff, parents, written testimonies and histories and grown-up victims of both genders describing the abuse suffered as children and the lengths to which the Catholic Church went in order to keep it covered up. It concentrates on one particular…

Review: A Place For Paedophiles (2009, BBC)

Louis Theroux’s Documentary A Place For Paedophiles is a film made at Coalinga, a “halfway house” jail for Californian paedophiles who have served their primary sentences but who have been deemed unsafe for release back into society. Theroux wrote a companion article about the documentary on the BBC News website and you can read it…

Review: TV Episode Double 2

NOTE: The CSI Episode is from the current season, so if you want to avoid spoilers, skip the latter half of the review I made reference to “Quarry” from the (2005) 6th Season of Law and Order Special Victims Unit (SVU) in my earlier TV reviews. It actually takes the line of investigating a cold…