9 new trailers you should watch this week
I just finished watching the new season of Netflix’s Mindhunter. The second season felt a lot stronger than the first; it had a mostly season-long arc that felt mostly conclusive. This season was also really smart about showing the ambiguity in their work, leaving the ending just a little open and uneasy.
The show continues to excel at finding tension and drama in long, descriptive conversations. It’s basically My Dinner with [a serial killer], with some connective tissue in between.
I wish the show would feel more confident about just how good it is at these sequences, though. Far too often, it’s worried about making anything and everything tense. Dramatic music pumps in during conversations that’d be more tense without it, and it…