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Making a Murderer 

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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. ... See full summary »
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Top Rated TV #80 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. Viewers are taken inside a high-stakes criminal case where reputation is everything and things are never as they appear. Written by Netflix

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Before meeting with Netflix, Demos and Ricciardi met with executives at PBS and HBO, but neither network was interested in the project. See more »

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Ken Kratz: Reasonable doubt is for the innocent.
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19 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

I found the beginning maddening and his first stint in jail a real tragedy. But if you watch this movie, please do read other information on the web about the case - read more than what is provided by the movie makers. I can't call them documentarists since they did not do the story justice (see other facts). The New Yorker Mag has a good piece on the problems with this movie.

In addition, read what Nancy Grace has to say about the case. I am not a Nancy Grace fan in any way, but she does walk through a cogent telling of facts that were left out. The movie makers had a story line and developed their movie along it - including things that bolstered it and discarding things that did not.

And while the first conviction was an apparent mistake, one has to wonder how many lives were spared while this monster was behind bars? The ends do not justify the means - but one does wonder.


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