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After Innocence Reviews

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December 29, 2005
the grotty details of the political and legal muck miring the entire process are nowhere to be found
| Original Score: 2.5/5
October 21, 2005
The film cuts away from such personal stories too quickly, eager to sell us on airy, unjustified claims.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 29, 2005
Taylor does her cause no real favors by trotting out only the most articulate, most clearly railroaded exonerees.
March 1, 2007
An advertorial rather than a solid piece of investigative journalism.
October 21, 2005
The film avoids being just a promo piece for the Project by focusing on the former prisoners' poignant personal stories, which include rebuilding their lives, campaigns against the death penalty and getting compensation for law enforcement's mistakes.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 17, 2017
Powerful docu on post-prison lives of falsely accused.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 15, 2005
A compelling look at a flawed system.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 12, 2006
[A] rousing, quietly outraged documentary.
February 2, 2005
Do you love the death penality and hate lawyers? Then don't miss this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 9, 2006
You'll probably like it and wish it were better.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 9, 2005
After Innocence doesn't inspire much confidence in the American legal system.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 5, 2007
Documentary shines a scientific spotlight on the criminal justice system's dirty little secret via ten tragic cases of mistaken identity, each an unfortunate rush to judgment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 5, 2005
Directed with compassion and outrage.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 3, 2005
The moral purity of After Innocence is so overwhelming that it simply leaves you with nothing to say or do. It's kind of beyond criticism.
January 20, 2006
Come Oscar night, After Innocence will almost certainly trump them all. It's not necessarily better than any of the others, but its call for social awareness rings out bolder and rises higher.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 29, 2005
An extraordinary documentary about injustices rectified and innocent men set free after years in prison.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 16, 2006
...the type of work that should inspire social reform
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 21, 2006
[Documaker] Jennifer Sanders builds a solid foundation in making the point that, sometimes, our system of justice does the wrong thing, no matter how well meaning.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 20, 2005
Calm, deliberate and devastating, Jessica Sanders's documentary confirms many of the worst fears about weaknesses in the American criminal-justice system.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 21, 2005
A powerful indictment of a judicial system too anxious to close cases, and then close ranks when someone tries to reopen them.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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