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“The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness”

David Berkowitz, the Son of Sam, the .44 caliber killer, held the city of New York in gut wrenching fear from July 29, 1976 up until his capture on August 10, 1977. At the end of his reign of terror, … Continue reading

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“To Catch a KIller” (1992)

“To Catch a Killer” begins with Mr. Miklovich (Peter Langley), a distraught father, who is in a Chicago police station reporting that his son is missing. The officer who is taking the father’s information seems thoroughly disinterested. He takes the … Continue reading

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“Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel”

In February 2013, yet another mysterious occurrence took place at the infamous Cecil Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Twenty-one year old, Canadian tourist, Elisa Lam, vanished – seemingly without a trace. Her worried parents contacted authorities after not hearing from … Continue reading

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“Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer”

Richard Ramirez, A.K.A. “The Night Stalker,” committed abhorrent crimes. The notorious rapist, murderer and avowed Satanist used Southern California as his hunting grounds. Although earlier crimes are suspected, from April 10, 1984 until his capture on August 31, 1985, Ramirez … Continue reading

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“Dublin Murders”

The first season of Starz compelling “Dublin Murders” is based on a series of books of the same name, written by Tana French. The eight part mystery, that comprises season one, combines the first two books of French’s series, “Into … Continue reading

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“Unorthodox”

Netflix’s four-part miniseries, “Unorthodox,” is partially based on the 2012, New York Times bestselling memoir “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots,” written by Deborah Feldman. The compelling story, which was filmed in Yiddish and English, centers on Esther … Continue reading

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“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”

Having watched the seven episodes that comprise Netflix’s hit series “The Tiger King,” the one word I would associate with the show above all others, would be addictive. The first time I sat down to watch it, I finished three … Continue reading

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“Ghost Adventures: Season 5 – Episode 5: Lizzie Borden House”

For over a decade the Travel Channel  has produced 246 episodes, and counting, of their immensely popular series “Ghost Adventures.”  The series was created by Zak Bagans and Nick Groff. Bagans, conceived of the show based, on what he claimed … Continue reading

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“NOS4A2 – Season One Based on Joe Hill’s Novel”

The first season of “NOS4A2” centers on Vic McQueen, played by Ashleigh Cummings, who completely embodies her character. She is a teenager, who helps her mother earn money by cleaning houses. Additionally, Vic is a very talented artist, who wants … Continue reading

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“Mindhunter Season 2”

The Netflix series “Mindhunter” takes its source material from the nonfiction book “Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit,” written by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker. The book was published by Scribner on October 31, 1995. Douglas, a former United States Air … Continue reading

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