Assistant ProfessorUniversity of North Texas
George S. Larke-Walsh
Fictionalizing crime and the stigma of true crimeI was very interested in your final point too, Leslie. Fictionalizing crime does seem to remove the stigma of true crime and allows viewers to root for the bad guys. Staci, I agree that there is a 'guilty pleasure' aspect of watching/enjoying tr ...
Brandon TeenaI agree with your assessment of 'The Brandon Teena Story'. While the documentary tries to shed light on the problems faced by Brandon, the interviews, aesthetic styles and narrative chronology all point to an assessment of Brandon as a 'pro ...
Quality NarrativesThese comments make me think of the documentary, 'The Imposter' that also focuses on the perpetrator. Your post is very thought-provoking Amanda and I agree with you all that the victims stories are not treated in the same way, in that they don& ...