Crime

Deadliest Place To Deal

BBC reporter Livvy Haydock heads to the Philippines in South East Asia to investigate the worlds bloodiest war on drugs, it is here that the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, swept into power last June on a promise to clean up the country by any means necessary, this included ‘slaughtering’ drug dealers and users alike. Since the beginning of his presidency Duterte has been responsible f

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The Group

The Group

The Group is a feature length film and an attempt by filmmaker Bob Meehan to revisit his past in an effort to make sense of the 5 year journey he took through the world of adolescent drug abuse programs. The Group itself is one such network, created by Bob Meehan and operated by his son-in-law and protege Clint Stonebraker, its so called purpose was to help rehabilitate the youth but this docum

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An Open Secret

An Open Secret

Directed by Oscar-nominated Amy Berg, An Open Secret is a brave documentary which takes aim at and exposes the sexual abuse of children which has been occurring within Hollywood. It is a damming film which shines a light on an alleged network that implicates several major industry figures. Throughout we hear first-hand accounts from five young actors who have come out and admitted that they wer

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A Very Sicilian Justice: Taking on the Mafia

In Palermo, Sicily, judge Antonino Di Matteo is chief prosecutor in an unprecedented trial where politicians, police and the mafia are all sitting in the courtroom dock together. Di Matteo is now the most threatened man in Italy and the most protected with over 20 bodyguards surround him and protecting his every move 24/7. Standing on trial are 10 men who have been accused of playing a role in

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Escobar’s Hitman

Escobar’s Hitman

Not every day does one get the opportunity to meet a man who is personally responsible for murdering over 250 people and torturing thousands more. In this RT special we meet John Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, a.k.a. Popeye, he is a local celebrity in Medellin, Colombia and can be found walking around the streets in broad daylight enjoying the attention he receives. Back in the 80's when the city of 

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Ruby Ridge

Ruby Ridge

On August 21, 1992, a place known as Ruby Ridge located in Northern Idaho would become infamous as this particular day marked the beginning of an eleven-day siege which took place between six heavily armed U.S. marshals and Randy and Vicki Weaver and their children. Randy had been previously charged with selling two illegal sawed-off shotguns to an undercover agent but failed to make an appeara

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The Murder Detectives

The Murder Detectives

The Murder Detectives is by far one of the best documentaries I have ever seen, it is a truly groundbreaking three part series which sees Channel 4 gain unprecedented access to an 18 month long murder investigation carried out by the Avon and Somerset Police. Throughout the course of this series we are taken on a complete journey, a journey which begins the very moment a young man calls 999 (th

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Katherine Mary Knight

Katherine Mary Knight

Some crimes can be so undeniably gruesome that they defy logic and have people asking questions forever more, in Aberdeen, NSW, Austrailia, the case of Katherine Mary Knight did just that. Katherine was a family women but she was also known to have a violent streak in her, brought on by the violent temper she possessed. On the morning of February 30th 2000, Knight attacked her partner John Pric

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The Lottery Liar

The Lottery Liar

This is the incredibly strange tale of Howard and his wife Kathy Walmsley, you see one day back in the late 90's Howard told Kathy a little lie, he claimed to have won an £8.9 million jackpot on the British National Lottery and Kathy believed him. As a result the two went on a shopping spree, buying fast cars, a dream home and a lifestyle fit for a multi-millionaire but it was all one big deceptio

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