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Mindhunter 

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In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

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Two FBI agents, fighting the departmental stigma of backroom boys - those who try to complicate the status quo of simple MMO of crime-solving with academics - work to develop an innovative investigative field incorporating psychology as a method to reveal motive. They acknowledge classic crime-solving - Means, Motive, Opportunity - as no longer sufficient because criminality is becoming more complicated as Motive graduates from need & greed, to inexplicable and irrational reasons. They theorize applying deeper psychological evaluation will posit new questions. Simply, asking Why will lead to the Who. This series focuses on the development of two men, two agents, a new criminal field and does so through storylines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Written by sasisami

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Holden Ford is 29. Bill Tench is 44. In reality, the actors Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany are 32 and 54, respectively. See more »

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Throughout the series we often hear music being played in the background during some scenes. On at least three occasions the music being played was released after the time period the series is set (1977). For example Toto's Hold The Line plays on the car radio in the first episode, despite being released in 1978, as well as Boomtown Rats' I don't like Mondays later in the series, which wasn't released until 1979, as well as Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street - released in 1978. See more »

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Cue the fake reviews to save this mess of a show
14 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I don't leave reviews often but this was bad. I wanted to like the main character but I just couldn't bring myself to care about him at all. His expressions are wooden and his demeanor is not one of an FBI agent. Where I lost it though, was at the scene where he meets the sociologist at the bar, about 20 minutes into the first episode. This was bad TV if I've ever seen it. The scene just felt way too drawn out. The script was so bad that I couldn't even warrant an eye roll. No, I just sat there in a state of confusion as to how anyone in the industry would let writing like this fly. There's absolutely no sense of fluidity to it. Might as well have had the characters reading off of a teleprompter. And you know, it's highly believable that anyone with the background of an FBI agent would hop in a car to ride shotgun with a drunk ass that he just met at a bar, only to be pressured into smoking dope upon arriving at her apartment. Just kind of makes sense, right?

Two stars for set design and cinematography.


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