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Thrill kill: should Netflix cancel David Fincher's Mindhunter?

The acclaimed true crime series has struggled to find a following and with news that season three is on hold, it might be the end for the platform’s darkest drama

We’re always being told about the Netflix algorithm; the mountain of user data analysed to determine what sort of show should or shouldn’t run on the service. This sixth-sense ability to tell us what we want to watch based on things we’ve already watched is what has given Netflix the jump on its traditional competitors. And yet the failure of Mindhunter might be a sign that the algorithm is borked.

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