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    Why Andrew Jarecki's 'The Jinx' Could Be Very, Very Bad for Documentaries

    'The Jinx' put one monster in jail, and created another one.

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    Robert Durst of 'The Jinx' Formally Charged with Murder; Controversial Finale Exposes Slippery Nature of 'True Crime' (SPOILERS)

    "The Jinx" identified, and possibly abused, a craving for the unexpected in an age of canned answers, spoiler alerts, and predictable endings. It played on our deep-seated desire for the electric flicker of live viewing, even though it was, as we knew all along, pre-recorded, edited tape.

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    'There It Is. You're Caught': Robert Durst and 'The Jinx's Hot Mic Moments

    Andrew Jarecki got an apparent confession to three murders, but he did it by going from documentarian to prosecutor.

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    'The Jinx' Star Robert Durst is Arrested; the HBO Series is a Doc Study of What We Can and Cannot Know

    The police have arrested Robert Durst following HBO's airing of the documentary serial "The Jinx," "Capturing the Friedmans" director Andrew Jarecki's latest transformation of the "true crime" genre.

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    Andrew Jarecki's 'The Jinx' Is the New 'Serial'

    HBO's addictive miniseries investigates real-life murders with the intensity of a true-crime thriller.

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    Watch: HBO's Robert Durst Documentary Series 'The Jinx' Now on YouTube

    The first chapter of HBO's acclaimed new documentary series is available to stream for free through March 4.

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    Andrew Jarecki on Revealing Robert Durst's Truths in HBO's 'The Jinx'

    "Nobody wants to die without telling their story, or explaining who they are in an authentic way."

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    The End of an Era? Moviefone Shuts Down Phone Line, but App Lives On

    "Hello and welcome to Moviefone!" A generation of moviegoers heard the booming, cheesy greeting when they phoned 777-FILM in major cities around the country. But as of this weekend, if you called the number, you'd hear: "The 777-FILM numbers will no longer be in service in the near future."

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    Richard Gere, Slyer Than Ever in 'Arbitrage'

    Supremely realistic though Arbitrage is meant to be, there is a magical twist in Richard Gere’s performance as Robert Miller, a hedge fund manager trying to save his company and his personal life. Gere evokes such sympathy that you’re likely to root for him even though he is cheatin...

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