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Movie: Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Three teenagers are accused of this horrific crime of killing three children, supposedly as a result of involvement in Satanism. As in their previous documentary, things turn out to be more complex than initial appearances and this film presents the real-life courtroom drama to the viewer, as it unfolds. The film uses the music of Metallica instead of an original soundtrack, the first time that the band authorized their music to be used in a film. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 18, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop

A documentary focused on Gilberto Valle AKA "the Cannibal Cop" and the legal issues involved in his case [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 30, 2020 - 1 comment

Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer: All episodes   Season 1, Ep 1

A twisted criminal's gruesome videos drive a group of amateur online sleuths to launch a risky manhunt that brings them into a dark underworld. A Netflix original series. CW for animal abuse, violence. [more inside]
posted by Gin and Broadband on Dec 19, 2019 - 7 comments

Movie: Mommy Dead and Dearest

Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. In this true crime documentary that follows a bizarre case involving one of psychology's most controversial conditions--Munchausen by proxy syndrome--a treacherous web of lies, child abuse, mental illness, and forbidden love is untangled in provocative fashion [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 31, 2019 - 3 comments

The Staircase: The whole series   Season 0, Ep 0

The high-profile murder trial of American novelist Michael Peterson following the death of his wife in 2001. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Dec 8, 2018 - 15 comments

Making a Murderer: Making A Murderer - entire first season  Season 1, Ep 0

Who is responsible when an innocent man is sent to prison? Discussion thread for entire first season of Making A Murderer (Netflix streaming).
posted by triggerfinger on Dec 26, 2015 - 114 comments

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