Mind Hunter Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
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Why Are Americans Obsessed With Serial Killers? Netflix Drama, Mindhunter, Seeks an Answer

Americans since the 1900s have always been obsessed with serial killers. News tabloids always go into a frenzy for serial killings. And today, horror movies fill the space for rare serial murders. Whether in the early 1900s or late 2000s, one thing is clear: Americans like serial killer stories. David Fincher’s new Netflix drama, Mindhunter, Read More…

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New Docu-Series ‘Released’ Explores Challenges of Life After Incarceration

The concept was familiar and yet weird for many in the most recent episode of “Released”– seeing a black man leave the prison after long period of incarceration meet his family and friends before going on to face his new life. This entire episode was captured by a waiting camera crew for the television. It Read More…

Released is the ex-prisoner series by Shaka Senghor. It features the story of ex-inmate Shaka Senghor.
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Oprah Explains How Ex-Prisoner Series ‘Released’ Will Affect Ex-Convicts’ Lives

Oprah Winfrey is a bookworm. And her love for reading books has landed her on an ex-prisoner series by Shaka Senghor known as “Released.” The owner of OWN spent almost a year reading Shaka Senghor’s book: Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison.   Senghor’s story touched Oprah so deep that Read More…

The Maze Prison Escape movie features scenes related to the infamous escape from a Provo prison.
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Maze Prison Escape Film: Proof Communication is Key for Conflict Resolve

An Irish-based, “Maze Prison Escape” film has just been released that is based on the true story of the IRA’s Maze prison escape that occurred in Northern Ireland in 1983. This movie only further proves that communication and talking conflicts through are the best ways to approach anything in life, including serving life in prison– Read More…

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Prison Movie Review: Like Prison Break, Lucknow Central Is Partial Disaster

Just like Prison Break, the new prison movie Lucknow Central is a partial disaster. It is not only similar to Prison Break and Qaidi Band, Lucknow Central takes on their seeming deficiencies. A jail break movie is supposed to be suspense-filled with a feeling of urgency. Farhan Akhtar’s jail break film started with a big Read More…

Margaret Atwood’s prison movie Alias Grace is set to hit Netflix on November 3.
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Margaret Atwood’s Prison Movie, Alias Grace, To Premiere on Netflix (Video)

Margaret Atwood’s prison movie is set to premiere on Netflix on November 3. It’s based on the Canadian author’s book, Alias Grace. It has been adapted into a Netflix prison movie. The book was published in 1996. Another of Atwood’s novels, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been adapted for TV by Hulu. Most of Atwood’s books are about Read More…

OITNB Stella Carlin Prison Shower Scene - Recently slammed for her decision to make an LGBTQ donation.
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OITNB Star Ruby Rose Responds to Critics of Her LGBTQ Donation to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Orange Is the New Black star Ruby Rose vowed to make a sizable LGBTQ donation to Hurricane Harvey victims. Now, she’s being criticized because she her donation is specifically for LGBTQ victims. If you have been watching the news at all for the last few weeks you know the devastation Hurricane Harvey caused in Texas. Read More…

OITNB Campaign: Vaginas Against Trump. Rumor has it season 6 will touch on Trump's Presidency
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Season 6 of Orange Is the New Black May Touch on Trump’s Presidency

OITNB Season 5 kicks off amid a rebellion inside the Litchfield Prison.  In the long run, it is all about: Being against system abuses The need to find true justice for women in prisons The actress who plays Ramona “Pidge” Contreras, Miriam Morales, on OITNB recently spoke out. She said: I think this season reflects Read More…

OITNB Mother-Daugther Prisoners Dayanara Diaz and Aleida Diaz Mugshots
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OITNB Reminds Us What Happens When Mom Goes to Prison

On Monday, I published a report entitled “OITNB Reminds Us Having Moms in Prisons Really Hurts Prison Kids.” This is part 2 of that report… OITNB Reminds Us What Happens When Mom Goes to Prison Read Part 1: OITNB Reminds Us Having Moms in Prisons Really Hurts Prison Kids When mom goes to prison, being separated Read More…