Misery (1990) R 107 minutes Former nurse Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) saves her idol, romance novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan), after he crashes his car during a blizzard. But when she learns he plans to kill off her heroine in his next volume, Annie morphs from nurturing caregiver to sadistic jailer. Cast: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall
Baby Blues (2008) Suffering postpartum depression, a mother (Colleen Porch) of four goes off the deep end and becomes determined to kill her own offspring. Now, it's up to the eldest son, 10-year-old Jimmy (Ridge Canipe), to protect his siblings from their murderous mom. Jimmy knows every corner of the family farm where he and his brothers and sister are stranded, and he must use that knowledge effectively if he wants to stay alive in this unsettling film...Very dark and disturbing
On 22 February 1946, Mary Larey and Jimmy Hollis survived an attack by a ‘phantom-like’ murderer in Texarkana. One month later, Richard Griffin and Polly Moore were murdered. On 13 April Betty Booker and Jerry Atkins were murdered . Three hundred suspects were brought in for questioning, but on 3 May the phantom struck again, killing Virgil Starks and wounding his wife Katy in their home. The serial killer became know as the ‘Phantom Killer’ and the case still remains unsolved today.
James Cameron/Thomas Shipp/Abram Smith America's Black Holocaust Museum | An Iconic Lynching in the North (How can people be capable of such heinous feats) -Ten to fifteen thousand men, women and children came to watch the lynching. Movie Premier? -Suddenly a voice rang out, “Take this boy back. He had nothing to do with any raping or killing.” -Miraculously, the crowd calmed down, and Jimmy stumbled back to jail. Crowd became occupied with trying to start fires under the two hanged boys.