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"Are criminals born or are they formed?"


It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that David Fincher is still mining this territory. I mean, the man did bring us Se7en, Fight Club, Panic Room, Zodiac, Gone Girl and "House of Cards," a roster chalk-full of bonafide psychopaths in one way or another.


His latest foray into the darkest depths of the human psyche is "Mindhunter," which is based on "Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit," a book by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker which chronicles Douglas' time working as an FBI profiler. Charlize Theron is co-producing the series with Fincher who is also directing a handful of episodes.


The series stars Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany and Anna Torv in her first notable performance since "Fringe" went off the air a few years ago.



Fincher's obsession with psychopaths has delivered some seriously great, and often uncomfortable, entertainment and I expect "Mindhunter" will continue in the tradition.


We'll soon find out. "Mindhunter" premieres on Netflix October 13.



Recommended Release: Se7en


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