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Andrew Jarecki

The 'Jinx' and 'Serial': How Cutting-Edge Crime Dramas Are Reviving Old-Fashioned Detective Work

Allison Leotta | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Allison Leotta

In an era where TV crime dramas have become increasingly implausible, shows like The Jinx and Serial have brought a much needed dose of reality to American living rooms and earbuds.

Bob Durst, Camp Counselor

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2015 | Crime
Michael Sigman

Post-Jinx, amongst yellowed copies of LA Weekly, and a Gold Record of Paul Anka and Odia Coates' disgraceful single "(You're) Having My Baby," I found a 1964 photo of me and my bunkmates. Standing behind us was our counselor, Robert Durst.

Maureen Ryan

10 Thoughts About 'The Jinx'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment

“The Jinx,” the HBO true-crime series that ended March 15, engendered a wave of intense attention and discussion as it rolled through its six-epis...

On 'Dursting': Why Media Prey Go on Camera

Eric Dezenhall | Posted 05.20.2015 | Media
Eric Dezenhall

The main question I've been asked since The Jinx bowed last Sunday is why do people in trouble feel the compulsion to go on camera -- I'll call it "dursting" -- when nothing good can come from it?

How 'Serial' and 'The Jinx' Have Changed Everything

Amanda Glassman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Amanda Glassman

'Serial' and 'The Jinx' have captivated audiences, and these stories represent a groundbreaking year for journalism as entertainment.

The Complicated Truth About 'The Jinx' Only Gets More Complicated

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

Most viewers agree the shocking finale of HBO's documentary series "The Jinx" was a stunning conclusion to a powerful piece of art, but the complicate...

'Paradise Lost' Filmmaker Joe Berlinger On The Ethical Conundrum Of 'The Jinx'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

There was a moment in 1993 when Joe Berlinger, in the midst of his 20-year journey to make the crime documentary trilogy "Paradise Lost," had to confr...

Galveston Judge In Robert Durst Murder Case Weighs In On 'Jinx' Finale

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Former Galveston, Texas, judge Susan Criss stopped by HuffPost Live on Monday to talk about Robert Durst and "The Jinx." Criss presided over Durst's 2...

What It Took To Get To Sunday's Stunning 'Jinx' Finale

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment

The HBO miniseries "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" came to a stunning conclusion on Sunday night, less than 24 hours after its title s...

One Of The Best Shows On TV Is A True-Crime Miniseries

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment

An heir to his family's billion-dollar New York real-estate fortune, Robert Durst almost witnessed his mother's suicide as a child, emerged as the pri...

Matt Sledge

Documentary Filmmaker Pushes For Subject's Exoneration

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The lawyer for the Long Island man at the heart of the documentary film "Capturing the Friedmans" thinks there are signs that a probe led ...

Page One: Inside the New York Times: The Medium As Message

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bitching and moaning about the immensity of the newspaper of record, the way its cornucopia of offerings chewed into his writerly workday, the essayis...

Going Natural: Kirsten Dunst in All Good Things

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In an Oscar-worthy performance as a doomed young woman whose disappearance 18 years ago remains a mystery, Andrew Jarecki's creation is like a true-life novelization that would make Truman Capote jealous.

Movie Review: All Good Things

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The only question about Ryan Gosling this awards season is: Which of his two astonishingly detailed performances will win him the nomination?