We all know the feeling when we get really excited for a movie because of the trailers only to be sorely disappointed by the feature film. Not many films encapsulate this phenomenon better than The Black Dahlia (2006), which was slated to be a huge success yet did not deliver on its promises to tell the story of a gruesome murder investigation. David Hanna from Macintosh and Maud invites Janine to expeirience this disappointment for herself. In this longest episode of Guess What You're Gonna Hate? yet, they explore not only what makes this movie so terrible, but also the ethics behind the exploitation of a true murder victim to sell a movie that ultimately uses the story of Elizabeth Short as hardly more than a backdrop.
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