Painfully saddened to hear that Bruce Sinofsky is no longer with us. He was a brilliant filmmaker whose art managed the rare magick of effecting change on the material plane: most notably, of course, helping to free West Memphis Three.

He was an exceptionally kind and humble man. Even after the second Paradise Lost was out, even after Some Kind of Monster, he not only took the time to speak to me at length, a perfect stranger who dialed him cold, but he did so even in the middle of production on another project. Just because I was sad and needed advice regarding my family’s own wrongful conviction story.

Many people have written kind things. Metallica tribute here. Rolling Stone article here. His NY Times obituary is here. Damien here: