Andrew Jarecki’s documentary miniseries will hook you like Serial did.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Is it wrong of Debbie Nathan not to be so repulsed by child porn that she can’t think straight?
It’s disconcerting to be appalled and even slightly nauseated by a masterpiece. But Andrew Jarecki’s Capturing the Friedmans is a documentary, and so it’s disconcerting largely because of its subject matter—it shocks us with the truth. Yet if Capturing the Friedmans were less shapely and less of a masterpiece, I’d find it less troubling. Both […]