This Documentary Shows That True Crime Can Be Done Tastefully

True-crime film and television has become quite possibly the most prominent genre to emerge in the last 10 to 20 years.

It has spawned films, shows, books, podcasts, podcasts about films and shows, podcasts about those podcasts, and so on.

True crime has seeped into every conceivable facet of life, and while it may be fascinating, it seems to be doing more harm than good.

For every Mindhunter, you get another boilerplate streaming show that is more about drama and fear than actually learning anything about the subject it is supposed to be studying.

The intense backlash to shows like Dahmer, and the questionable ethics at the heart of that specific show, really highlight how corporate and commoditized the genre has become.

For a welcome breath of fresh air in one of the most stale genres we have, you must return to its foundation.

Errol Morris’ The Thin Blue Line is in…

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