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Movies 101

Movies 101: “Where the Crawdads Sing” and "Girl in the Picture"

No literary genre is more overheated than that of the steamy Southern gothic. And when you combine the essentials of that genre with a plucky character like author Delia Owens’ Marsh Girl … well, you’re likely to end up with a best-seller. This week, Dan Webster, Nathan Weinbender and Mary Pat Treuthart discuss Olivia Newman’s adaptation of Owens’ best-selling novel “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Then we’ll tackle a Netflix true-crime documentary titled “Girl in the Picture.”