I highly recommend Zodiac, amazing script.
Paul/Downey: Ok, this can no longer be ignored, what is that your drinking?
Robert/Gyllenhall: It’s an Aqua Velva, you wouldn’t make fun of it if your tried it.
David Fincher’s Zodiac really is a masterpiece to behold with it’s occasional moments of comedy like above. His dark approach to this slow crime investigation builds slowly with suspense as we progress from the late 50’s to early 90’s, and in my opinion is one of the best scripts I’ve ever witnessed on screen, as well as a pretty damn good job by Fincher.
- Dir. David Fincher
- I need to know who he is. I need to stand there, I need to look him in the eye, and I need to know that it’s him.
Zodiac (2007) an absolutely fantastic film that spans the decaded from the late 60’s to the early 90’s. Surprisingly this is a fiilm that many have never heard of. Zodiac was directed by the great David Fincher and starred a brilliant cast including Jake Gyllenhall, Mark Ruffalo and Robert Dwoney Jr. The image seen above is a letter word for word which The Zodiac murderer himself once wrote.
An interesting bit of trivia I spotted on the IMDB website was was “Scenes of Dave Toschi and Robert Graysmith watching Dirty Harry were filmed inside the Mann National Theatre in Westwood, CA. The garish color schemes of the movie theater were not added by the art department. The very retro interiors of the theater have remained unchanged since 1969, when the National was first built. Interestingly, “Zodiac” played at the Mann National Theatre in mid March of 2007. Thus, moviegoers watched other moviegoers occupy their seats - on the National’s trademark large screen. The theater has since been torn down.”
Arthur Leigh Allen: Can I help you?
Long pause of reckoning
Robert Graysmith: No.
Amongst many of David Fincher’s masterpieces was easily missed 2 and a half hour Zodiac featuring Jake Gyllenhall, Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo and more. The film’s plot is based on a graphic artist at the San Francisco chronicle who goes on the mission of bringing the Zodiac killer to justice.
Really a great film to watch.