Category: true crime

  • Life Imitating Art Imitating Life

    Life Imitating Art Imitating Life

    When I was seventeen, my boyfriend and I wanted to go see a movie. (I know, shocker.) It had already made it through the “main” theaters and was now at the dollar theater, which—before this night—had never carded me and I’d already seen a couple R-rated films there. But, apparently, someone somewhere had gotten in […]

  • 3 Points of View in True Crime Documentaries: Criminal, Victim, Detective

    3 Points of View in True Crime Documentaries: Criminal, Victim, Detective

    I.The criminal, serial killer Danny Rolling, is introduced as a child. Here are his parents—see how poorly they handled him. See how his father disciplined him. See how his father, so strict, a cop, had him arrested. See how his father told him he was never wanted. One morning a boy wakes up and shoots […]