True-life monster’s killer smile
The FM has picked a handful of new entertainment firmly rooted in surreality
Real life can be crazy — which is why it makes excellent material for TV shows, movies and books. The FM has picked a handful of new entertainment firmly rooted in surreality. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes The story of a man in a yellow VW, snaking his way across the US to abduct and slaughter 30 young women without a trace, before escaping jail twice is a weirdly gripping story as is. Throw in some charm and good looks and you have arguably the most legendary serial killer of them all.
Ted Bundy has been trending on the 30th anniversary of his death. It all started with the launch of the sensational Netflix series in which never-before-heard tape recordings of Bundy are heard, in which he analyses, in the third person, the mind and thoughts of the person who committed the crimes (himself). The series is expertly crafted by director Joe Berlinger to make the best of the material, even though hearing Bundy himself casually describe his evil deeds in a self-sa...