The true crime revival has been a much-publicized phenomenon, and 2017 proved that the genre isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. This year, filmmakers and TV producers elevated the genre with a handful of gorgeously shot documentaries and movies, alongside thoughtful and reflective television series.
Here are the top 10 films and series that raised the bar in 2017:
1. “Casting JonBenét”
An avant-garde experiment, “Casting JonBenét” is a true documentary about the casting process behind the dramatizations within the documentary itself. By the end of the movie, the concept devolves into pure surrealism, but not before the characters give their own personal takes on the infamous murder case that shook America.
2. “Dahmer on Dahmer: A Serial Killer Speaks”
Taking a new look at one of the most brutal serial killers in history, this two-part special explored the psyche of the notorious cannibal through interviews with the man himself. Was he