Netflix’s ‘Athena’ is a masterpiece about police violence and social unrest

Athena, director Romain Gavras’ film about an rebellion in a French housing block following what seems to be a police killing of a kid, is a riveting, thrilling, formally astounding rush. It opens with probably the most spectacular (stitched-together) lengthy take I’ve seen in years: With out slicing, the digicam follows a band of youths … Read more

In Netflix’s ‘Dahmer,’ incompetent police fail to catch a serial killer

On September 21, Netflix launched its newest docudrama, Dahmer—Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. In 10 episodes, the collection tells the story of one of many twentieth century’s most infamous and wicked serial murderers, with a specific concentrate on his victims. The Netflix synopsis wonders, “Throughout greater than a decade, 17 teen boys and younger males … Read more