Incendiary: The Willingham Case
Incendiary: The Willingham Case (2011)

In 1991, Cameron Todd Willingham's three daughters died in a Corsicana, Texas house fire. Tried and convicted for their arson murders, Willingham was executed in February 2004 despite overwhelming expert criticism of the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 23, 2011
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

Alarming viewing for anyone who cares about the American justice system.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

It's a sobering look at the danger of fallible people making irreversible decisions.

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John Esther
UR Chicago Magazine

As sober as a lab report, the excellent documentary metes out its findings with calm precision.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Highly engaging.

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David DeWitt
New York Times

Mr. Martin is confident in his convictions. The filmmakers are confident about their science. Justice, this strong documentary asserts, is at risk in the division.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

Rather flatly told but still engaging throughout, this doc should appeal to both newsmagazine junkies and those impassioned by the death penalty debate.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Raises interesting and important questions but suffers from poor organization and glosses over or ignores inconvenient facts.

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Sam Adams
AV Club

It's too bad that Steve Mims and Joe Bailey, Jr.'s documentary Incendiary doesn't reach more effectively beyond those who already share its assumptions.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

starts as a meticulous deconstruction of injustice, but ends up feeling more like an elaborate, preaching-to-the-choir anti-Perry campaign film

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