JFK: Destiny Betrayed

JFK: Destiny Betrayed

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Oliver Stone's deep dive into the Kennedy assasination - a bookend to his 1991 film JFK - based on the book Destiny Betrayed by James DiEugenio and newly declassified evidence. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and Donald Sutherland.

2021Rating: MUSA, UKAGC Television
Documentary

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

Oliver Stone introduces this first chapter, giving background on the... More Assassination Records Review Board, created by an act of Congress following the controversy of his 1991 film, JFK.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

This chapter highlights bizarre anomalies in the medical evidence and... More key differences between the Warren Commission conclusions and the eyewitness testimonies of the doctors who tried to save Kennedy.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

This chapter examines Kennedy’s autopsy, from the administrative pathologist who... More burns his notes, to the official autopsy photographer who says he did not take the autopsy pictures in the archives of Kennedy’s brain.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? This final chapter examines new... More evidence surrounding the accused “lone nut,” and his associations with groups tied to the CIA.

JFK: Destiny Betrayed | Reviews

Decider

Decider

The alleged web of deceit gets so complex (that) assertions about conspiracies begin to crumble.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

After a while, JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass begins to grow almost annoyingly complicated.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

An unexpectedly fascinating watch.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This documentary, for all its factual material, is frustrating.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Stone (dials) down his signature egotistical bombast for this unusually sober film...

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

(An) entertaining but outlandish doc...

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The Times

The Times

A stultifying analysis of overfamiliar details.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

A dense, absorbing two-hour companion piece to his 1991 film...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

An exhaustive and sometimes exhausting documentary...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Beguiling though hardly revelatory...

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JFK: Destiny Betrayed | Release Details

JFK: Destiny Betrayed is available to stream in New Zealand now on DocPlay.