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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    85

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Michael Atkinson

    The new film is more informational than resonant. But you can still sense a vacuum, a rat pit of stories waiting to be unearthed. The dark something that triggered the whole ordeal in West Memphis is still out there.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    This is one of the most fascinating of all true crime stories.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Variety

    Destined to rank as one of the major achievements in American documentary, the "Paradise Lost" project comes to a presumed end with Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's final film about the West Memphis Three demonstrates how the first two docs played a role in galvanizing national support to free the wrongly convicted men.

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