David Fincher

Mank (2020) Amanda Seyfried (Marion Davies) and Gary Oldman (Herman Mankiewicz)

Mank (2020) – Transcript

The movie follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz’s tumultuous development of Orson Welles’ iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941)

Seven (1995) Brad Pitt as detective David Mills

Se7en (1995): “What’s in the Box?”

David Fincher’s first serial-killer flick carries a scorpion’s sting at its tail-end — a nihilistic denouement that sees the two heroes shockingly outwitted by the killer. On his instruction, the pair of detectives have escorted their prisoner to the middle of nowhere. One of them guards him, while the other goes to check on a cardboard box that’s just been mysteriously delivered…

SE7EN (1995) – SCRIPT

Seven (stylized as SE7EN) is a 1995 American psychological crime thriller film directed by David Fincher and written by Andrew Kevin Walker. It’s the story of David Mills, a detective who partners with the retiring William Somerset to track down a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as a motif in his murders.


Revulsion against the body haunts the new film by David Fincher as it does so much current cinema. What makes ‘Seven’ distinctive? Amy Taubin explains