Hulu’s “Fyre Fraud” vs. Netflix’s “Fyre”: A scorecard

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Are you trying to decide between the two documentaries streaming right now about Fyre Festival, the disastrous luxury music festival that collapsed spectacularly on social media? Here’s a breakdown to help you decide.

Hulu’s Fyre Fraud and Netflix’s Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened both cover the same basic plot: how festival organizer Billy McFarland duped thousands into shelling out $3,200 each (or a lot more for extra amenities) for a fabulous tropical island vacation with models, celebrities, and big-name music acts in 2017. These unfortunate souls instead found themselves fighting over mattresses in a squalid tent city, and McFarland was recently sentenced to six years in federal prison.

Which is the superior documentary? To be totally scientific, we scored each film in different categories.

But first, the facts:

✔ The facts

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