Netflix is back at it again with its latest creepy crime series, Mindhunter, created by David Fincher of House of Cards fame.
The series takes place in the 1970s, and shows the rigorous study of the damaged psyches of serial killers and the innovative FBI Agents who attempt to understand and catch them.
Mindhunter follows ambitious FBI agent Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) as he struggles to comprehend incarcerated killers, so that he might use this knowledge to catch others.
He’s teamed with experienced agent Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) in the Behavioural Science Unit and will work with his sometimes reluctant partner to find new methods of investigation. Together they will meet some of America’s gravest killers – and face the cynicism and scorn of the tradition-bound hierarchy of the 1970s’ Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Ford will risk empathizing with ‘evil’ in order to save lives. But, as Tench says, when arguing the case for their work: “How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks?”
All 10 episodes of MINDHUNTER are available to Netflix members worldwide right now.