Zodiac

Zodiac

Zodiac
As far as mass murderers go, one of the biggest mysteries was and still is the identity of the self-titled Zodiac who killed at least 5 in San Fransisco, in the 1960s/70s. He was never caught despite his penchant for sending notes & coded messages to the press, usually indicating his disgust at authority’s inability to nail him. Years later his most famous and chilling note was received, reading “Zodiac, 37 – Cops, 0”.

Film follows the policemen and newspaper writers (including Gyllenhaal, Ruffalo, Downey Jnr) who became obsessed with cracking the murderer’s code and identifying him, during the time he held the city hostage. The top shelf cast is joined by director David Fincher ('Se7en', 'Fight Club'). Looking for a return to form after 'Panic Room', Fincher has picked his forte - in the genre that made him - with this gritty, mystery/thriller.
2007Rating: R16, contains violence139 minsUSA
CrimeMysteryThrillerTrue Story & Biography

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Zodiac / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Conveying an astonishing array of information across a long narrative arc while still maintaining dramatic rhythm and tension, this adaptation of Robert Graysmith's bestseller reps by far director David Fincher's most mature and accomplished work...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Rarely has a film with so much blood on its hands seemed so insistently alive...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Firing on all cylinders as a creepy thriller, police procedural and "All the President's Men"-style investigative newsroom drama, the smart, extremely vivid production oozes period authenticity...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Fascinating but often wearying story about the late-60s San Francisco serial killer...

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Newshub

Newshub

Zodiac is the best David Fincher watch since Se7en - his meticulous attention to detail and mood, and the incredibly subtle and clever way he racks up the tension...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Taunts you to the edge of the seat and leaves you perched there – just as perplexed – almost three hours later. But what a magnificent journey...

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

Fascinating and gripping though it may be, Zodiac is also overloaded with information and takes its time telling the tale. The audience is hard-pressed not to lose interest by the ending 158 minutes later, which we know is not going to have a huge pay-off for these men's broken lives...

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