true-crime

Rethinking the Legacy of Christopher Dorner, the Cop-Killing Cop

Dorner became infamous for a 2013 killing spree that ended in a fatal standoff. But seven years later, his message resonates louder than anyone could have expected.

‘Perry Mason’ Is the Dark Origin Story We Didn’t Need

The beloved, virtuous lawyer was once a drunken, tormented cynic? That’s the case made by this new HBO series, which creates a cool noir-ish mood but reinvents its main character in ways that are intriguing but also predictable.

The Untold Inside Story of ‘Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults,’ the Ultimate Satanic Panic Educational Video

How a cop-turned-pastor, a Christian heavy metal music video director, a gun-obsessed producer and a bikini model joined forces to unwittingly create one of the greatest cult tapes of all time

‘How to Fix a Drug Scandal’ Is a Deft Takedown of the War on Drugs

The new Netflix true-crime series is ostensibly about the shocking illegal exploits of chemists Sonja Farak and Annie Dookhan, but you may end up having sympathy for them — as well as for the thousands of addicts caught in our broken judicial system