Poor Agnes

Agnes takes Mike prisoner. A shotgun is a girl's best friend.

There’s a lot to be said for a quiet life — a big house with lots of woods and plenty of space would be a dream come true for a lot of people. With a garden and a wood-burning stove you can even be more self-sufficient than most. It’s also a handy setup if you happen to be a serial killer. In Poor Agnes, the titular character (Lora Burke) has just such a house, complete with a dark basement, and supports herself with the money and valuables she scavenges from her victims. It must be hard to hold down a regular job when you’re a sociopathic killer.

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