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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. ... See full summary »

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Steve Clement ...
Narrator (voice)
Thomas Montgomery ...
Himself - Convicted Murder
Ken Case ...
Himself - Former Prosecutor
Rex Beaber ...
Himself - Clinical Psychologist
Tim Shieler ...
Himself - Jessi's Mother
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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Gripping documentary for the virtual age
26 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The best documentaries seek to teach us something about the human condition and Barbara Schroeder's TALLHOTBLOND does just that. Like the similar CATFISH, it explores the pitfalls of internet dating and the many lies and deceit behind the typical cyber relationship.

TALLHOTBLOND plays a lot like a Hollywood thriller: it's lean and terse, never outstaying its welcome, and it packs a number of twists worthy of M. Night Shyamalan. Sure, some of the editing decisions are a little odd - not least the 'beyond the grave' narration - but there's no denying the shocking, sad and disturbing events of the tale.

Most people see this as a simple documentary about murder, but they're missing the point entirely. It's a lesson in culpability.


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Thomas Montgomery had no remorse at all. numbmannequin
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