Steven Okazaki’s Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street was a gripping 1999 HBO documentary that peered into the lives of young heroin addicts on the streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin district in the years 1995-98. Every story followed was heartbreaking and arresting, but Tracey Helton definitely stood out brutally candid honesty.
The last episode of The Jinx features some of the most gut-searing footage of any documentary, ever. The first fascinating scene was a confrontation over two scrawlings of a misspelled “Beverley Hills.” One was on a letter to Durst’s murdered friend Susan Berman, a letter he had apparently forgotten about. The other was written on a note he had been reminded of before by director Andrew Jarecki, an anonymous envelope sent to the Beverly Hills police informing them of a… Read more »