In May of 2013, 8 year old Gabriel Fernandez was murdered by his mother and her boyfriend after suffering months of abuse and torture. The six episode documentary on Netflix shows the systematic failure of every person in Gabriel’s life. School officials would try to report Gabriel’s bruises, burns and
For seven years the public has become increasingly infatuated with the Aaron Hernandez murder case. A strong and driven young athlete and a fresh face for the New England Patriots, had his invincible persona shattered when allegations of his involvement in the murder of close friend, Odin Loyd, surfaced in
We are all aware of the infamous serial killers like Zodiac Killer, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and the list goes on. But what is even more interesting? The fact that there are videos, articles, movies and books about these people. These movies are still being made, in fact Dahmer had
In 1911, Thomas Edison held a practical monopoly on the technology needed to make movies. He was rampant about keeping the patents to himself and exploiting them to the best of his ability. So filmmakers said “Screw that noise” and headed to California, founding Hollywood and creating their own world.
January 2008 brought about the tragic news of the incredible actor, Heath Ledger’s, death. Did his role as The Joker play a vital part in his passing? Does this shine light on the limits the entertainment industry pushes its actors and artists to? Ledger passed at age 28 of an
It all began with a television show. Curiosity sprung in me as it became a tradition for me to watch Monk with my mother every Friday night. We would sit on the couch for hours on end as we followed a detective with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder interestingly find a way to
Everyone knows Woody Allen’s predatory obsession with young girls has a long history. Starting in 1992, he faced accusations of sexual assault by his own adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, who was only seven at the time. After denying all the allegations made against him throughout the child custody trials, he
In the United States, crime is and always has been viewed as negative, unproductive behavior in society. However, there is a vast difference in how the public perceives different kinds of crimes committed and who commits these crimes, especially due to how media and art outlets portray specific kinds of