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There's little that's conceptually different in crime drama Mindhunter. It takes its cue from films like Silence of the Lambs and tries to craft a series with a 70's vibe.
Regrettably, on its own this is not enough to carry this series. It needed more but fails to deliver. Its not helped by a rather pretentious and at times silly take on criminal profiling. It wants to be taken seriously but really it has more in common with corny series like Criminal Minds, than it might care to admit.
On the upside its watchable, as its topic is inherently interesting in a morbidly depressing way and the acting is fair.
By all means take a look but don't expect anything special. 5/10 from me.