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Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...information from so many sources and distill it into a comprehensible argument that is not only bullet proof but fascinating as a detective puzzle. Before it was banned, the US dumped around 600,000 tons of DDT all around our country. The authorities had a...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art
That Demon Within

Opens Friday, Apr 18, 2014 Synopsis: A paranoid police detective (Daniel Wu) becomes convinced that he is the only one witnessing the crimes being committed by an escaped convict (Nick Cheung) in this action thriller from director Dante Lam (The Beast Stalker, The Stool Pigeon). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Daniel Wu, Nick Cheung Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Filth

Opens Friday, May 30, 2014 Synopsis: James McAvoy stars in director Jon S. Baird's outrageous comedy based on the book by Irvine Welsh, and centered on the exploits of a debauched cop on a mission to crack a murder case, earn a big promotion, and win back his estranged wife. Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson (McAvoy) is unlike any cop on the force. A pervert, a drug addict, and an irredeemable jerk, he thinks he's in control, even as his life spirals into oblivion. Now, in order to earn a major promotion, Detective Robertson will actually have to work, instead of hustling his way though each day in a haze of drugs and alcohol. Meanwhile, the harder he tries to get a grip, the further his future seems to slip out of reach. Jamie Bell, Jim Broadbent, Imogen Poots, Shirley Henderson, and Joanne Froggat co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Jim Broadbent, Imogen Poots Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Devil's Knot

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: Director Atom Egoyan adapts journalist Mara Leveritt non-fiction book to the screen in this docudrama centered on the investigation into the notorious West Memphis Three case (previously the subject of filmmaker Joe Berlinger's Paradise Lost documentaries). Centered on the investigation conducted by private detective Ron Lax (Colin Firth), The Devil's Knot details the discovery of crucial DNA evidence that helped to win back the freedom of Arkansas teens Damien Echols, James Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr., who were accused of ritualistically murdering three young boys in 1993. Stephen Moyer and Reese Witherspoon co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Amy Ryan, Mireille Enos, Stephen Moyer, Alessandro Nivola, Dane DeHaan Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old - a needle mark in his arm, a syringe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06/were-all-paying-heroin-spreads-misery-u
State
Juneau detective promoted to sergeant

A Juneau Police Department detective has been promoted to the rank of a sergeant, filling a vacancy left open by a sergeant who retired last year.Krag Campbell was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-17/juneau-detective-promoted-sergeant
Local
Barrow investigates missing money, drugs

...description of cocaine," reads the memo that the Sounder obtained earlier this year. "I was going to check that out to Detective ... but upon further examination of the bag, I realized the bag had been cut along the seam and was empty."In total...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/ba-rrow-investigates-missing-money-drug
State
Prosecutors, defense argue over Montana murder's link to Alaska trial

...a rundown shack about 10 miles outside the city limits of Kalispell, Mont. - on a projector screen while retired Montana detective Patrick Walsh narrated.Walsh also explained autopsy photographs of Morin, pointing out stippling near the entry wound of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/prosecutors-defense-argue-over-montana-
Local
Courts Roundup: heroin, hydrocodone, food stamp fraud

...Superior Court. He could be facing three to five years in prison and will be sentenced in May.Prosecutors said a Juneau police detective and FBI agent stopped Kitka at the airport on July 18 on suspicion of carrying drugs internally. An X-ray revealed two...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-05/courts-roundup-heroin-hydrocodone-stamp
Local
Dom Hemingway

Now Playing Synopsis: Safecracking ex-con Dom Hemingway (Jude Law) recruits his old criminal cohort Dickie (Richard E. Grant) to help collect his payment for maintaining his silence during a 12-year prison stint, an act of loyalty that sheltered Hemingway's boss Mr. Fontaine (Demián Bichir) from the prying eyes of police detectives. Later, on the heels of a close brush with death, Hemingway seeks a reunion with his estranged daughter while being drawn back into the criminal fray. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demián Bichir, Emilia Clarke Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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