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    If You're Looking For Something Interesting To Watch, These 7 True Crime Docs Will Knock Your Socks Off

    From a polygamist cult in Utah to Russian exiles in London, here is this year's essential true crime watchlist.

    'Tis the season of "Best of 2022" lists, and since the holidays are coming up and we're all looking for something new to binge, look no further than this roundup of some of the year's most fascinating true crime stories to grace the big and small screens.

    1. The Tinder Swindler (Netflix)

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    Felicity Morris, producer of Netflix's viral hit doc Don't F**k with Cats, directs this alluring and gratifying tale of three women teaming up to get back at the man who conned them and other women out of over $10 million. 

    2. Once Upon A Time In Londongrad (Peacock)

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    This bingeable six-episode series from BuzzFeed Studios follows BuzzFeed News reporters as they delve into the hidden underworld of Russian exiles in London to link some of the most internationally significant cases in living memory — including the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the suspicious death of oligarch Boris Berezovsky.

    3. Captive Audience (Hulu)

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    After escaping a seven-year abduction at age 14, Steven Stayner and his family were thrust into the spotlight and were the subject of a hit TV limited series. Years later, his brother Cary murdered four women in Yosemite. This extraordinary series explores the impact of the Stayner family on American culture and examines the very nature of true crime storytelling itself.

    4. We Need to Talk About Cosby (Showtime)

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    This four-part series of candid conversations with comedians, journalists, and assault survivors unpacks the impact of Bill Cosby's career and downfall, taking on the impossible task of reconciling his impact on the lives of Black Americans in the 20th century with the vile truth of who and what enabled his actions.

    5. Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey (Netflix)

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    This series traces the life and crimes of self-proclaimed prophet Warren Jeffs and attempts to understand the psychological conditioning that the women in the insidious FLDS community — such as his 78 wives — undergo in order to stay obedient.

    6. Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets (Peacock)

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    MSNBC's fast-paced and entertaining deep dive into the GameStop short squeeze that took Reddit by storm in early 2021, the film explores both the psychology behind the popularity of the movement, as well as the math for those of us (me) who didn't quite follow how it all worked at the time.

    7. The Most Hated Man on the Internet (Netflix)

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    Netflix spins another chilling but satisfying tale of a villain caught and punished, this time delighting in the take-down of revenge porn hub IsAnyoneUp.com's horrific founder, Hunter Moore.