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ALPHA DOG – Aaron Zigman

January 12, 2007 Leave a comment

Original Review by Clark Douglas

If any film this year should boast an interesting “making-of-the-movie” documentary, I suspect it will be this one.  Based on a true crime story from a few years ago, director Nick Cassavetes was given an unusual amount of actual case information from the prosecutors, who were hoping the movie would help bring about the capture of one of the suspects who was still at large.  Over the past couple of years, Cassavetes has had a legally questionable amount of access to information surrounding this story, and while I’m not sure about the ethics involved in the creation of this film (or all the specific details, for that matter), I do know that the end result is a powerful, unflinching, yet deeply flawed motion picture. Read more…