Netflix's Making a Murderer

January 6, 2016 4:52 PM

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Netflix's Making a Murderer

Late 2014 and much of 2015 dictated a sea change in non-scripted documentary content. Bridging multiple formats, visual or otherwise, true crime evolved from mere newsmagazine episodes to full length series efforts, and each seemingly captivated the audience more than its predecessors. The quality of these products has been through the roof, and the critical and mass reception has followed in kind.

Serial was a phenomenon, and remains so in Season 2, though there's less discussion about Bowe Bergdahl's story than Adnan Syed. My personal feeling would echo that sentiment, though Serial's sophomore effort is by no means a Nic Pizzolatto misstep. It's just a different kind of story; not a pure cr...

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