Tag: true crime

Book Review – Branden Chowen on I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda

Title: I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime Author: Joe Kenda Published: 2017 Publisher: Center Street Audiobook Narrator: Joe Kenda — If you’re at all into true crime, you might be familiar with the Investigation Discovery channel, as it’s essentially a TV channel dedicated to the genre. On ID, there is…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Last Days of August by Jon Ronson

Title: The Last Days of AugustAuthor: Jon RonsonPublished: 2019Publisher: Audible StudiosAudiobook Narrator: Jon Ronson — The Last Days of August is a fascinating look inside a tragedy that most of the world ignored because it happened to a porn actress. Jon Ronson set out on this journey because he believed the reason the beautiful, 23-year…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 37 – Making a Murderer: Part Two

Welcome to the 37th episode of The Cinefessions Podcast! This week, we are glad to wrap up the Netflix Original Docuseries Making a Murderer. This is the second half of a two-part special on this series. Subscribe to the Show on iTunes or Android! You can follow along with this series by watching Making a Murderer on Netflix. Next week,…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 36 – Making a Murderer: Part One

Welcome to the 36th episode of The Cinefessions Podcast! This week, the podcast turns from the comedy/horror series Ash vs Evil Dead to the much darker and truer documentary series from Netflix that is all the rage right now: Making a Murderer. This is really part one of a two-part special where Branden, Ashe, and Marc review episodes one…


Movie Review – Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Title: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Runtime: 83 minutes Director: John McNaughton — This is the first time I’ve seen this film from start to finish, and I won’t soon forget it. It’s far from perfect – the acting outside the three leads is questionable at best – but the script is actually smarter…


Movie #35 – The Fourth Kind

Movie Number- 35 Title- The Fourth Kind (2009) Genre- Thriller Branden’s Rating- 6 out of 10 Bridgette’s Rating- 6 out of 10 Average Rating- 6 Netflix Rating- 3 Stars Comments– This movie can either excel or fail based on your sensitivity to the matter at hand, and whether or not you believe what the filmmakers…


Movie #11 – Zodiac

Movie Number- 11 Title– Zodiac Genre– Drama Branden’s Rating– 9 out of 10 Bridgette’s Rating– 6 out of 10 Average Rating– 7.5 Netflix Rating– 4 Stars Comments– As I mentioned on Twitter, this is one of my favorite movies. It covers the real-life story of Robert Graysmith and his attempt at trying to solve the…