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The Staircase

  1. dramatization drama
    Michael Peterson Feels “Pimped Out” by The StaircaseHe has “no sympathy” for documentarian Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, “any more than I would for a hooker who contracted an STD after peddling her ass.”
  2. fact or fiction?
    The Staircase Uncovers New Questions Within Tired True-Crime TheoriesA regularly updated look at how the HBO Max miniseries uses the freedom of fiction to explore the mysteries surrounding Kathleen Peterson’s death.
  3. the fault in our stairs
    HBO Max’s The Staircase Let the Original Creators DownFilmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade said he felt “betrayed” by the adaptation of his docuseries.
  4. tv review
    The Staircase Defies ExpectationsA seminal true-crime story takes on new dimension in a scripted series that proves there’s still more to say about Michael and Kathleen Peterson.
  5. trailer mix
    The Staircase Trailer: American Colin Firth Isn’t Real and He Can’t Hurt YouWill the true crimes ever cease?
  6. true crime
    Sophie Turner Takes The Staircase to Join Toni Collette and Parker PoseyBased on the titular docuseries about the murder trial of Michael Peterson, played by Colin Firth.
  7. true crime
    Colin Firth to Push Down HBO Max’s The Staircase AdaptationThe famous whodunit.
  8. true crime
    Harrison Ford to Star in The Staircase TV Series…or IS he?
  9. the true crime wave
    How the TV Landscape Teed Us Up Perfectly for True CrimeTrue-crime shows may be so popular because other types of “golden age” TV prepared us for how to watch them.
  10. The Real Killer in The Staircase Might Be … an Owl?A complete guide to the “owl theory” that Netflix’s true-crime documentary left out.
  11. The Staircase Director on the Peterson Case and the Owl Theory“I am not saying that I think Michael Peterson is innocent. But his guilt was not proven to me.”
  12. tv review
    A Compelling Staircase Comes to Netflix, But Doesn’t Bring ClosureThe true-crime series landmark is fascinating, even as it raises questions that it never answers.
  13. trailer mix
    The Staircase Trailer: Netflix Has Your New Summer True-Crime ObsessionThe case of Michael Peterson returns.
  14. true crime
    The Staircase Is a Compelling Companion Piece to Making a MurdererThe two series are both remarkably similar and different.
  15. true crime
    SundanceTV Wants Its Own Making a Murderer Let’s go back to the archives!