A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a quietly released new Netflix show entitled Mindhunter.
After a quick glance, I spotted its gloomy lighting, renowned list of producers and a mostly-unknown cast list. All I knew was I liked the general crime genre, and Netflix originals aren’t known to disappoint.
Although slightly worried I was about to jump into a copy of every other police show ever, I decided to give it a shot. Luckily, Mindhunter’s high production value and unique focus on criminal behavioural science makes it feel more like Criminal Minds’ classy older sibling than a rip-off of any other typical crime TV show plotline.
Mindhunter is a crime drama series produced by Gone Girl’s David Fincher and Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron. The series is a semi-fictional account of the beginning of criminal profiling at the FBI’s Behavioural Science Unit. Mindhunter follows the characters of FBI behavioural