The Staircase
Watch how the writing, casting, and score deepened the complexities of and the questions surrounding one of the modern true crime genre's defining cases.
Wading through the muck of the true crime landscape, this list of documentaries and docuseries — all streaming now — puts an emphasis on storytelling first and subject matter second.
The "Gen V" actor wore prosthetics to show his character's weight gain over the course of the HBO true crime limited series.
Claire Denis' Berlin Best Director winner is one of her best, thanks to her dueling stars. Her leading lady unpacks the arduous — and fruitful — process for IndieWire.
Tribeca: Camilla Hall and Jennifer Tiexiera explore the ethics of doc filmmaking alongside faces from "The Staircase," "Hoop Dreams," and more.
Peterson hasn't watched the HBO Max series and thinks Colin Firth is "a great actor but I can’t think of any roles that weren’t dull as dirt that he’s ever played."
"There are egregious fabrications and distortions of the truth in the HBO series, well beyond what may be considered 'artistic' license."
As co-showrunner Maggie Cohn tells IndieWire, the show is about making viewers comfortable with not knowing.
Co-showrunner Maggie Cohn, makeup artist Elle Favorule and costume designer Jennifer Starzyk discussed their HBO Max series with IndieWire's Jim Hemphill.
Show creators talk about combining contradictory elements to make something great.
The minds behind HBO Max's "The Staircase" on how they envisioned the true-crime drama series at IndieWire's FYC Consider This Brunch.
Is Michael Peterson, played by Firth, guilty of killing his wife Kathleen (Toni Collette) in real life? Even the HBO Max cast couldn't decide.
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