Film & TV

Film Review: ‘A Murder in the Park’

Anthony Porter among those in a line-up after being held for two murders in a Chicago park.
(IFC Films)
Anthony Porter among those in a line-up after being held for two murders in a Chicago park. (IFC Films)

It was like the Grisham novel John Grisham would never allow himself to write. To undermine the death penalty, a justly convicted death row murderer...




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