Charles Manson Movies Are Becoming Their Own Twisted Genre

Cult leader Charles Manson will forever be known as one of America's most notorious serial killers. For better or worse, the murderer is also somewhat of a pop culture fascination. Books like Emma Cline's The Girls and NBC's two-season long series Aquarius focused on the Manson Family cult, which Manson controlled and used to carry out his crimes.
Though the former leader of the Manson family died in prison of natural causes in November of 2017, the macabre interest in his story has not yet gone away. Nearly 50 years after the Tate-Labianca murders, which were committed by the Manson family in 1969, the serial killer, and the chaos surrounding his evil deeds, will be the subject of several new films. This includes an indie film starring Hilary Duff and the latest work of a director celebrated for his ultra-violent movies.
Has the Manson stuff gone too far? That's up for the viewer to decide — because it doesn't look like Hollywood is stopping its serial killer obsession any time soon.

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