“Blood Brothers” (2016): Hannah Levien Shines Through the Campy Dialog and Stylized Violence

Originally titled The Divine Tragedies, Blood Brothers is based on the true crime story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two wealthy students attending the University of Chicago who thought their superior intelligence would allow them to get away with the perfect murder. Several films and plays have been based on this story, the most famous probably being Hitchcock’s adaptation of Patrick Hamilton’s 1929 play Rope. It’s been strongly suggested that Leopold and Loeb had […]