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My Friend Dahmer

A measured and disquieting drama that explores the High School years of Jeffrey Dahmer, the notorious serial-killer who went from teenage outsider experimenting on dead animals to murdering – and sometimes partially eating – 17 young men, before being caught in 1991. Director Marc Meyers brings Derf Backderf’s graphic novel to the big-screen and the result is hypnotically creepy, with lead Ross Lynch doing a terrifyingly good job of showing us how a killer might come to be. This is a film where the horror isn’t just off-screen, it hasn’t yet happened – although the atmosphere of dread is all-pervasive.

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