THE PRODIGY may not be the bad seed movie we want, but it's the bad seed movie we deserve! It takes itself as seriously as a Lifetime movie, and that's good enough for me.
I have seen my fair share of serial killer documentaries, and this one is heads above the rest. Because the Grim Sleeper was killing black women, not only were his crimes not widely reported, but his name does not have the public notoreity that serial killers targeting white victims have. The filmmakers investigate through speaking with community members, shedding light on the Grim Sleeper's crimes as well as the tragedy that -before he was caught- law enforcement failed to make…