A good listener only needs half a word. This is one of the problems with the iconic series crowded room by Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman (a beautiful Mindwith tom Spider Man Holland. Just the opening credits and the title of the book on which the series is based will ring a bell. And anyone who’s heard of the Billy Milligan case in the 1970s will know immediately what a problem it is. Goldsman tries to keep the “secret” under wraps for five episodes, but he underestimates his audience.
The first episodes were based on interviews that a professor (Amanda Seyfried) conducts with a Danny Sullivan (a mistaken Tom Holland) who was arrested after a shooting. Once the goldsmith turns over his cards, a psychiatric class begins for Dummies Packaged as a sentimental Hollywood melodrama in which the anti-hero is stripped of his sharp edges.
Billy Milligan’s story is fascinating anyway — Leonardo DiCaprio once wanted to make it into a movie — so you should still check it out, despite Goldsman’s misguided approach. Those who want to learn more about the real Billy Milligan can do so later. Inner Demons: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan Streaming on Netflix.(CC)
‘The Crowded Red’m’ can be viewed on Apple TV+. four part documentary Inner Demons: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan plays on netflix
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