Forensics Expert Examines 20 Crime Scene Investigations from Film & TV | Technique Critique | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • In this episode of 'Technique Critique', crime scene analyst and investigator Matthew Steiner examines forensics investigations in crime scenes from movies and television to see how accurate they are. Crime scenes are from The Wire, NCIS, Zodiac, The Flash, The Boondock Saints, Heat, Seven, The Other Guys, How to Get Away with Murder, CSI: Miami, The Dark Knight, Dexter, Insomnia, True Detective, Bone Collector, Criminal Minds, Family Guy, Iron Man 3, Minority Report and more.

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  • Don Cresswell

     (Jun 25, 2018)

    Please do court scenes with real lawyers

  • Dummy Mummy

     (2 days ago)

    hawsroy heroes don't always wear capes 😂😂

  • hawsroy

     (3 days ago)

    your wish has been granted, brother.

  • dawnmerola

     (Oct 2, 2018)

    The guy is cool, but the editing of the video is awkward and distracting. Sure, just randomly freeze him while he's talking so he's sitting there with his mouth wide open for a few seconds.

  • Dummy Mummy

     (2 days ago)

    It would be more disrespectful if they didn't pause so we didn't know the context of what they were saying, that could outright make them look like they're rambling or don't have a clue, we have to actually know what they're speaking about.

  • OOF

     (2 days ago)

    It’s literally fine shut up

  • MrCursorFTW

     (Aug 1, 2018)

    Soldiers examining military movies next!

  • Hannah LeClaire

     (Mar 19, 2019)

    nabil chowdhury thank you that means a lot.. he did 5 deployments and i know it’s definitely done something to him.. but thank you💗

  • nabil chowdhury

     (Mar 19, 2019)

    The Dudelino yo be honest. Who knows what guys in seal team 6, delta force, CIA, and other nations special forces like SAS, Spetznaz can do. Also, regular navy seals are special forces but they are tier 2 groups. THEY ARE NOT EVEN CLOSE to the tier 1 guys.

  • Harry Timmons

     (Aug 10, 2018)

    A bit unorthodox but I'd be real interested in them bringing in someone really knowledgeable about business and having them critique movies and shows that center around business and management. IE The Office, Wolf of Wall Street, etc..

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  • Kuraudo Nain

     (Aug 18, 2018)

    Hello! Soooo, I'm a forensic scientist and a crime scene investigator (lol no i'm not trolling) and I must say that this man's analysis SPOT ON. I'm actually very pleased. I CRINGE at these scenes. They are usually very, very inaccurate.In actuality it can be time consuming and tedious. (Which of course they won't have time to show on television because that would be too boring XD)BUT! As a child growing up it is precisely because of these shows why I fell in love in the first place. So I love the...

  • Kanakalala🌺

     (1 day ago)

    +TanicWhisper06 yes but you will be a forensic technician at most until you went to medical school, became an MD and then did your medical residency and fellowship for being a medical examiner

  • Stefan Unson

     (3 days ago)

    It makes me not to want to watch them even more.

  • Marc Shanahan

     (Jun 21, 2018)

    Please do more of the Technique Critique series, I love it. And bring back the linguistics expert and the medical expert, they were both awesome. MORE!

  • V B

     (Nov 21, 2018)

    Or Line of Duty

  • TheJokerscene

     (Aug 15, 2018)

    Cool, didn't know Macklemore was a forensics expert.

  • Alfredo Wilson

     (Mar 6, 2019)

    Thank you! Lol

  • soager009 69

     (Feb 21, 2019)

    No, thats his uncle!

  • Jon Horn

     (Jul 26, 2018)

    *Zoom in, zoom out. Freeze for 2 seconds. Zoom in, zoom out, zoom in. Freeze for 3 seconds. Zoom out, zoom in, zoom out, zoom in. Freeze* This editing style is way too distracting. Wired, maybe turn it down a notch?

  • Sterling Archer

     (Mar 19, 2019)

    Jon Horn are dislectic

  • DahriusArt

     (Mar 15, 2019)

    at first I though you were gonna make a "Zoom in, zoom in, turn left, enhance, zoom in, there, in the eye reflection of the victim we can see the mirror where we can see the suspect" joke

  • Tom Merker

     (Aug 24, 2018)

    i just love how the only movie that got "everything" right is a comedy and the only thing they didn't get right where only there for comedic purpose xDalso they do still use chalk outlines, but not on a crime scene, but on an accident scene where the victim is still alive and needs to be transported away immediately

  • Jimmy H

     (Feb 23, 2019)

    I think Iron man did everything right as well

  • Sarah Green

     (Sep 18, 2018)

    "Gallows humor" so that's what it's called. When my dad was a detective he would make jokes all the time when he would talk about a scene. I'd always say how it wasn't nice but my mom told me he was just trying to cope. He saw some pretty bad stuff so I guess now it makes sense.

  • xH0st

     (Feb 21, 2019)

    +cONE it's just a coping mechanism. Dark humor is meant to be offensive or kinda awkward. While this is just, trying to make it so that the situation does not affect you adversely.

  • Travis Gransle

     (Jan 28, 2019)

    +DThompson T yes. Or someone who has gone through something like cancer for example might make jokes about it as a way to cope.