Accused, The (1988)

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

ACCUSED, THE (1988)     This film centres on the pack rape of 21 year-old Cheryl Araujo in Big Dan’s Tavern in New Bedford, Massachusetts in March 1983. The case achieved national prominence when six accused young men went on trial. What made the case grab the headlines, however, was the fact that only four of the accused were charged with committing rape, the other two being brought [...]

A Cry In The Dark (1988)

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

A CRY IN THE DARK (1988) This film, starring Meryl Streep, tells the story of a bizarre real-life tragedy that transpired near Ayers Rock (now called Uluru) in central Australia on 17 August 1980. On that day a ten weeks old baby named Azaria Chamberlain was taken from the family’s camping ground tent by a dingo and killed. The police and a jury did not believe that was what happened, and the [...]
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