Killing Eve Did The Sexy Serial Killer Trope Right By Not Focusing On The Sexy Serial Killer

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www.gizmodo.com.au—A tense scene between Villanelle (Jodie Comer) and Eve (Sandra Oh) in Killing Eve.Photo. BBC America I like to think this is something that doesn't need to be said, but let's just throw it out there anyway. Serial killers are not sexy. Or fun. Or funny. They're monsters. But then fictional serial killers show up in a story as a well-dressed psychiatrist or a good-looking vampire and they're tapping into a very particular trope that inspires huge franchises like Hannibal and True Blood. Until...

Killing Eve Did the Sexy Serial Killer Trope Right by Not Focusing on the Sexy Serial Killer. I like to think this is something that doesn’t need to be said, but let’s just throw it out there anyway: Serial killers are not sexy. Or fun. Or funny. They’re monsters. But then fictional serial killers show up in a story as a well-dressed psychiatrist or a good-looking vampire and they’re tapping into a very particular trope that inspires huge franchises like Hannibal and True Blood. Until Killing Eve I avoided anything featuring that trope. Now I’m totally enamored and have spent the show’s...