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‘The Staircase’: Everything to Know About the Colin Firth-Led HBO Max Drama

True crime has become a defining genre on television these days, moving away from the world of documentary and into prestigious narrative filmmaking. In the wake of successful true crime docs like “The Jinx,” HBO is presenting a big, splashy, star-studded look at a case that has captivated audiences for over a decade. The latest […]

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‘The Thing About Pam’ Trailer: Renée Zellweger Portrays Midwestern Murderess In Upcoming NBC True Crime Drama

If any genre’s stock has grown over the past decade, it’s been that of true crime. A trend that began in the mid-2010s with podcasts and docuseries like HBO’s “The Jinx” and Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” soon gave way to splashy TV fictionalizations like “Mindhunter” and FX’s “American Crime Story” series. The latest developments have […]

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‘Atlanta’s Missing & Murdered’ Is A Brutal, Heartbreaking Return To True-Crime Basics [Review]

True-crime has become the genre du jour for many streaming platforms and networks. However, spectacles such as “Making a Murderer,” “The Jinx,” “The Staircase,” and, most recently, “Tiger King” have painted the disturbing genre as an opportunity for armchair detectives and meme-generators to watch for all the wrong reasons. Often, the crimes are reduced to […]

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‘Unbelievable’: Kaitlyn Dever Delivers A Stunning Performance In New Netflix Sexual Assault Drama [Review]

Since its earliest venture into true crime, Netflix has hooked viewers on the world’s most perplexing cases. The details of these—from the mysterious fire poker of “The Staircase” fame to the shocking abuse of police power in “Making a Murderer” —have made amateur sleuths of us all. The streaming platform hasn’t quite spanned the entire […]

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What’s Coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in October 2018

Horror pics are making a return across the board as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime update their streaming platforms for the spooky season.“The Shining” will kick off Netflix’s horror film slate, followed by “Truth or Dare” with Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey, “The Haunting of Molly Hartley,” and the Netflix original “The Haunting of Hill […]

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Daily Podcast: Guardians 3, Michael Moore, Making a Murderer, Harry Potter, Wild Bunch, Girl in the Spider’s Web, Apple & Bumblebee

On the September 25, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk what the latest film and tv news, including Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Michael Moore, Making a Murderer Part 2, Fantastic Beasts 2, The Wild Bunch, The Girl in the […]

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‘The Staircase’ New Episodes: Director on Why the Series Has Finally Come to an End — Tribeca

Before “The Jinx,” “Making a Murderer,” or “Serial,” there was “The Staircase.” Originally released in 2004, the true crime documentary followed Michael Peterson, a wealthy author and former journalist accused of murdering his wife, Kathleen, in their Raleigh, N.C., mansion. But what might have appeared to be a cut and dry case soon blossomed into […]

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