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    Confluence (2011)

    The Lewiston / Clarkston valley has a rich history. Residents boast that the valley is the gateway to Hells Canyon, that Lewiston was Idaho’s first capital. However, the valley also has a much darker past, one that many know about, but few publicly acknowledge. From 1979 to 1982, five people disappeared. Only three of […]

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    Contract Killers: Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews? (2011)

    ‘Who Murdered Carolyn Matthews?’ is a chilling story of lust, murder and betrayal. This ground-breaking true crime documentary explores a phenomenon that is still prevalent in Australia where common people seek out and hire would be contract killers. This special details one of Australia’s most infamous contract killings: the brutal slaying of Carolyn Matthews […]

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    Conviction: Murder at the Station (2016)

    It used to be that series like the BBC’s Rough Justice and Channel 4’s Trial and Error regularly shone light on alleged miscarriages in our justice system. But today’s TV rarely wants to dirty its hands with such legally tangled and troubling matter, preferring to leave it to the realms of drama, if at […]

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    Copycat Killers: American Psycho (2016)

    Elliot Rodger was trying to act out the role of a film star when he went on his killing spree – to make up for the fact he felt like a failure in real life. Clearly he did not feel he had the status he deserved. In his last YouTube video, which he explicitly […]

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    Copycat Killers: Dexter (2016)

    A jury’s guilty verdict put would-be moviemaker Mark Twitchell behind bars for life and concluded one of the most macabre murder stories Edmonton has witnessed. Mark Twitchell had a movie playing out in his mind in which he cast himself in three starring roles — talented and successful filmmaker, womanizer and, finally, uncatchable killer. […]

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    Copycat Killers: Hannibal (2016)

    Armin Meiwes, the German cannibal serving a life sentence for killing and eating a man who begged to be devoured, has described how the meat tasted of pork and how he prepared an elaborate meal of human steak in a green pepper sauce with croquettes and Brussels sprouts. In his first television interview, broadcast […]

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    Copycat Killers: Taxi Driver (2016)

    In the years leading up to John F. Hinckley Jr.’s attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, he became obsessed with the movie “Taxi Driver.” Hinckley saw the movie at least fifteen times, read and re-read the book it was based upon, and bought the soundtrack to the film, listening to it for hours on […]

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    Crimes That Shook Britain – Season 1 (2008)

    Sheds new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama […]

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    Crimes That Shook Britain – Season 2 (2011)

    Sheds new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama […]

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    Crimes That Shook Britain – Season 3 (2012)

    Sheds new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama […]

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    Crimes That Shook Britain – Season 4 (2013)

    Sheds new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama […]

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    Crimes That Shook Britain – Season 5 (2014)

    Sheds new light on the chilling crimes that created shock-waves across the country and changed the UK forever. Told through the eyes of those at the heart of the crimes, the series analyses the events that led to such atrocities before examining the devastating effects that they have left in their wake. Using drama […]