Recently added to the Netflix catalog, the original production "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" was accompanied by a warning from the streaming platform itself: DO NOT watch the series alone.
Don't watch "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" alone. Trust me on this one.
A documentary series, the plot follows the trajectory of Ted Bundy, one of the greatest murderers of the 1970s, which was enough to make many people agree to the warning.
With that in mind, here are 5 reasons to take it seriously and look for company to watch the series. And like Netflix said: "Trust me on this one!"
"Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" on Netflix
There are many details about Ted Bundy's personality that many people still didn't know - and they are exactly the ones that were exploited in the Netflix series, done for the 30th anniversary of his death, which took place on January 24th, 1989 in prison.
Known as a serial killer, Ted Bundy confessed to the murder of more than 35 people between 1974 and 1978 and was considered one of the most cruel criminals in the history of the United States for torturing the victims to the end.
In order to accurately tell Ted Bundy's trajectory, Netflix bet on excerpts from sessions with investigative journalists Stephen Michaud and Hugh Aynesworth. They show the serial killer talking openly about several murders.
And it that's not all: in the 4 episodes of "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" there are images from case files and court hearings that can be a little shocking.
The series is a perfect portrait of the serial killer. For this reason, the revelation of his dark attitudes and the peculiar characteristics of his crimes can be disturbing.
"A person like that chooses his victims for a reason. Possession. Control. Violence", says the series teaser - which is already the great proof that to watch the production alone requires courage.
Netflix's intention is to approach suspense, but it is inevitable to feel fear when watching the series, especially because it makes us think about today's society and the relationships we choose to build.
Charming and seductive, Ted captivated young women and made them fall in love with him, until his dark side became stronger. The serial killer was in a relationship for 5 years without his girlfriend suspecting anything, much less the death of innocent people.
Unlike other serial killer productions, "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" is very realistic and the criminal was defined by Netflix as "insatiable".
The series ends up surprising when it presents uncountable crimes with shivering particularities that can be distressing in most cases.
Are you brave enough to watch it?