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Hollywood’s Glamorisation of Serial Killers

On the 21st of September, Netflix released Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. It’s the latest output from the renowned producer Ryan Murphy, the creator of American Horror Story. Like the many seasons of AHS, Dahmer features Evan Peters in its leading role, this time playing Jeffrey Dahmer, the notorious serial killer of the […]

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Interview: Marc Meyers talks his portrait of a teenage serial killer ‘My Friend Dahmer’

Of the countless serial killer narratives hitting the big and small screens at the moment, none is better than David Fincher’s Mindhunter. The show focuses on the efforts of late-1970s FBI agents to establish a criminal profiling system for serial killers, with the aim of preventing future cases. It’s impressive stuff, but watching writer-director Marc […]