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May 12, 2001

-->Directed.....David Fincher [Return Of The Jedi, Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, Alien 3, The Game, Being John Malkovich, Fight Club, Keeping The Faith]
-->Cinematography.....Darius Khondji [Stealing Beauty, Evita, Alien Resurrection, The Beach]
-->William Somerset.....Morgan Freeman [Street Smart, Clean and Sober, Lean On Me, Driving Miss Daisy, Glory (MichaelVox Top Ten), Johnny Handsome, The Civil War, Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, Unforgiven, The Shawshank Redemption, Outbreak, Moll Flanders, Chain Reaction, Kiss The Girls, Amistad, Deep Impact]
-->David Mills.....Brad Pitt [Less Than Zero, Thelma And Louise, A River Runs Through It, True Romance, Kalifornia, Interview With The Vampire, Legends Of The Fall, Twelve Monkeys, Sleepers, The Devil's Own, Being John Makovich, Fight Club]
-->Tracy Mills.....Gwnyth Paltrow [Hook, Malice, Flesh And Bone, Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle, Jefferson In Paris, Moonlight And Valentino, The Pallbearer, Emma, Sydney, Great Expectations, Sliding Doors, Shakespeare In Love, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Bounce]

Old detective's last and young detective's first case is a killer who uses the seven deadly sins for his motive.

Among the most depressing films ever made, it's also thrilling in a way. Made by the same guy who did FIGHT CLUB, one of my all time favorites. The New Line DVD is packed with all kinds of stuff including different endings, cut scenes, and a music only track. The unbilled killer is perfection. Morgan Freeman is cranky and believable. Brad Pitt is all hyperness and we see his tender scenes with then lover Gwyneth Paltrow.

40 Critics: 7.0


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