Review: Shot in the Dark

I recently finished binge watching one of Netflix’s latest original offerings. In it, the main characters sit in suburban, neon-lit parking lots listening to police scanners, anxiously anticipating tragedy to strike. When a hot call comes in over the radio, they head out into the night, cruising down the freeways of Los Angeles as fast as they can. The show isn’t a scripted drama about first responders or daredevil ambulance chasers. Rather, it’s a gritty, sometimes disquieting documentary series about three independent camera operators who scour the City of Angels looking for crime scenes and car accidents to film for money. Shot in the Dark is a moody documentary series that follows Howard Raishbrook and his main competitors, Zak Holman […]

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