The San Francisco area is beset by a series of seemingly random murders without motive or pattern. The police are taunted by phone calls and letters. Could the maniac be the violent, truck ... See full summary »
Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of ... See full summary »
Michael Adler has run away from his suburban home with his little brother Dylan. Hiding out in a quiet, rural town, Michael's convinced he can make a better life for both of them. While ... See full summary »
David Fincher and part of the ensemble cast of his 2007 release Zodiac discuss the movie, its details (with behind the scenes footage and rehearsals) and their impressions on the infamous ... See full summary »
Peter is an eight year old boy who lives in a cheap hotel room. When his mother oddly disappears, a transsexual woman comes to take care of him, against her own will. Sooner or later Peter ... See full summary »
THE ZODIAC takes a different look at the famous Zodiac Killer case from other screen treatments of the murders. More than a simple crime story, the film is an emotional thriller focusing on the murders' impact on victims, their families and the wider community. The film follows a police detective and his son who become obsessed with the murders and endanger their family in the process. Written by
The burning of Kathleen Johns' car can be seen in the music video intro played before the attack at the lake. See more »
During the stakeout, when the police surround the Mercury, there is a camera shot that is from the back seat, over the driver's right shoulder. In the upper left corner of the windshield, there is a clear plastic Valvoline oil change sticker. These stickers were not in existence in 1968. See more »
Although David Finchers look at the infamous Zodiac Killer is due in a few months, Alexander Buckleys version need not be ashamed of comparison. That's what can be predicted in advance, since Buckleys film looks at the Zodiac killings from the perspective of one involved policeman's family; Fincher is hardly to repeat that. Buckleys approach, at first, is very realistic - not surprising, since the incidents he portrays are historic facts. Later on, he fuses facts and fictions, which weakens the picture a bit. But in general, he sticks to the facts and manages to fit them into interesting 92 minutes. No gore here, only a few harsh visuals, but still disturbing. In total, it succeeds in creating a sense for the madness and absurdness behind the killings. Recommended for those looking for a thrill of quality.
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