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Cast overview:
Steve Clement ...
Narrator (voice)
Thomas Montgomery ...
Himself - Convicted Murder
Ken Case ...
Himself - Former Prosecutor
Rex Beaber ...
Himself - Clinical Psychologist
Tim Shieler ...
Himself - Jessi's Father
Deb Barrett ...
Herself - Brian's Mother
Dan Barrett ...
Himself - Brian's Father
Ron Kenyon ...
Himself - Detective, Erie County Sheriff's Department (as Capt. Ron Kenyon)
Jim Hatch ...
Himself - Detective (as Detective Jim Hatch)
Lee Kirk ...
Himself - Oakhill Police Department (as Sgt. Lee Kirk)
John Molloy ...
Himself - Montgomery's First Attorney
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This is the true story of a love triangle that takes place entirely online. Lies lead to murder in real life, as a teenage vixen (screen name 'talhotblond') lures men into her web. Revealing a shocking true crime story that shows the Internet's power to unleash our most dangerous fantasies. Written by Barbara Schroeder

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Surprisingly good
10 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The premise of this film interested me, as I met my share of posers on the Internet when I first got online. Frankly, I didn't expect much more than your run of the mill Investigative Discovery segment, so I was busy doing other things online when the film started. I was not prepared to be immediately sucked in by its intensity. The very first comments by the narrator engaged me completely. The use of soft, tender music instead of the usual suspenseful choices in a crime presentation lulls the viewer right into the relationship between Jessi and Tommy and keeps you there. It beautifully augments the slowly rolling instant messages that draw the development of the relationship. The rhythm of the two together tinted the exchanges with a reflective eeriness that gives the viewer enough time to read, absorb and experience the eeriness of the whole situation. And the discovery at the end just blew my mind. A thoughtful and disturbing film that leaves you breathless and thinking.


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"What she did was worse"??? gogolo
Thomas Montgomery had no remorse at all. numbmannequin
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