The big screen adaptation of Erik Larson’s best selling true crime tale The Devil in the White City appears to finally be moving forward with Leonardo DiCaprio to play the lead, America’s first Serial Killer, H. H. Holmes. Deadline reports that Paramount Pictures has picked up the rights to the novel with the plan being [...]
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News – A Story of America’s First Serial Killer, The Devil in the White City Coming to the Big Screen
The true identity of the most famous serial killer of all time, Jack the Ripper has yet to be determined but according to the Telegraph, a few very unusual suspects for the Whitechapel serial killer have been suggested, including Alice in Wonderland author, Lewis Carrol. The body of Jack the Ripper’s final victim is set [...]
“Like the man-eating tigers of the tropical jungle, whose appetites for blood have once been aroused, I roamed about this world seeking whom I could destroy” Howard Holmes (AKA Herman Mudgett, AKA The Torture Doctor) appears to have been forgotten by many true crime enthusiasts. At the same time he was committing his crimes, “Jack [...]
Research by Angela Crawford: Dean Arnold Corll (December 24, 1939 – August 8, 1973) was an American serial killer who (with two young accomplices named David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley) abducted, raped, tortured, and murdered a minimum of 28 boys in a series of killings spanning from 1970 to 1973 in Houston, Texas. The [...]
They can’t do this to a Hobbit can they? I thought NZ loved Elijah Wood, maybe they only love him when he is a Hobbit. His latest film, a serial killer horror film Maniac has been banned except for screening at film festivals. Read past the break for the skinny on banned horror down under.
Richard Ramirez, 53 known as the Night Stalker died in San Rafael, California June 7th, 2013 of Liver failure secondary to Hepatitis C. Ramirez was on death row after he was convicted in 1989 of torturing, sexually abusing and murdering 13 people in Southern California in the late 1980′s. Ramirez who referred to himself as [...]
Director Chris Tasara’s first feature film, Deadline is a detective story that has a paranormal take on serial killings. This sounds like a killer movie to me, read past the break for a synopsis, trailer and more!
Do you ever wonder where Michael and Jason would be without their famous masks? Well look out kids, there is a new serial killer on the block and his mask is much more frightening. His name is Smiley!
Andrei Chikatilo was the worst serial killer in Russian history, murdering at least 53 young girls and boys before he was captured November 20, 1990.
A self titled serial killer, The BTK Strangler [Bind, Torture, Kill], is linked to eight unsolved homicides that terrorized Wichita Kansas between 1974 and 1986. After years of silence, the killer surfaced again in March (2004), sending cryptic messages and a letter to the Wichita Eagle newspaper with information on an unsolved 1986 killing…