With last week’s news about a federal judge in California declaring the state’s death penalty “cruel and unusual punishment” and therefore unconstitutional along with this week’s horror story about a bungled execution in Arizona, Brian Trenchard-Smith’s recent trio of capital punishment-themed films proved particularly prescient.
With that, we’d like to re-introduce Brian’s commentaries, ripped, as they say, from today’s headlines.
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman
Let Him Have It
Dance With a Stranger