Crime

Last Days of Solitary

Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winning filmmaker Dan Edge and his co-director Lauren Mucciolo were given the opportunity to gain unprec

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A Mind to Murder: Dennis Nilsen

Dennis Nilsen is one of Britain's biggest serial killers of the 21st century, he has openly admitted to murdering fifteen young men at his homes in London. Was was it that drove an apparent respectable civil servant to go on a four year killing spree? Why did he confess all to police and who were those who escaped his murderous attacks? In this episode of Real Crime these questions are asked as

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The Seven Five

The Seven Five

The Seven Five was released in 2014 and it documents the police corruption which was rampant in New York City back in the 80's, focusing primarily on 75th precinct of the New York Police Department. The main protagonist is Michael Dowd, a former police officer who served for 10 years before getting arrested in 1992, his arrest ultimately led to one of the largest police corruption scandals in New

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The Jinx

The Jinx

The Jinx is a documentary mini-series which consists of six episodes that delve into several murder/disappearance cases for which Robert Durst has been and is still the prime suspect. Durst himself is an American real estate heir, the son of New York City mogul Seymour Durst and in 1982 his wife Kathie vanished into thin air. Many believe Durst to be responsible for this but given the fact that th

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Going Postal

Going Postal

Going Postal is the tale of several school and workplace shootings which have been responsible for casting a large shadow over American society and generating fear since the 1980's. It is a modern phenomenon which has been coined "Going Postal", this film includes a large number of interviews with survivors, the families of those who died and the friends and families of those who snapped and becam

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The French Connection: Inside The New Mafias

In todays underworld there has been signs of international criminal networks beginning to pop up all over the world, it appears that in most cases these criminals are fleeing prosecution in their own countries or simply taking advantage of larger money-making opportunities found abroad. France is one such country that has become a target for these international gangs, all of which seem to have

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His Name Was Arthur Leigh Allen

Originally released in 2007 His Name Was Arthur Leigh Allen is a documentary which was included in the Special Edition DVD of Zodiac the feature film. Through a number of interviews with the original investigators and surviving victims this documentary covers every aspect of the investigation into discovering the true identity of The Zodiac Killer. The Zodiac Killer was a serial killer who who

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The Paedophile Hunter

The Paedophile Hunter

The Paedophile Hunter is a 2014 Channel 4 documentary which follows Stinson Hunter and his mates as they inflict their own brand of vigilante justice upon men who are attempting to meet underage girls. Operating out of Nuneaton, a town in Warwickshire, England, Hunter and his cronies set up online profiles for underage girls, and then play a waiting game of sorts in the hopes that someone will ini

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Ross Kemp Behind Bars: Inside Barlinnie

Veteran TV personality Ross Kemp, takes a trip to one of Britain's most notorious prisons HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow. This tough jail has a formidable reputation, to better understand what the prisoners here go through Kemp decides to get admitted like any other inmate. In this film we see Kemp gain exclusive access to every part of the prison and he sets out to discover what the prisoners really

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