127 Min. | Crime – Drama – Mystery | December 1995
IMDB Rating: 8.6
Director: David Fincher
Staring: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey
Se7en Review: Gothic, shocking, suspenseful, disturbing and clever, ‘Se7en’ marked a new beginning for director David Fincher’s career. This dark tale of murder and crime revolves around two detectives in present New York city played by two brilliant actors ‘Brad Pitt’ and ‘Morgan Freeman’ who are paired together to solve a puzzle of murder that is at the hands of a man who kills regarding to the seven deadly sins. Both actors displayed striking performances that are so sharp and realistic sometimes you have to remind yourself that’s its all acting.
David Fincher’s masterpiece really gives us an opportunity of a lifetime, maybe it’s one that we don’t all wish to share, but by seeing this movie you will experience a glimpse of the horrors that this world is filled with, and a small piece of mind of a man who you only prey you never have to meet. Brad Pitt successfully proves to us that he’s not just a pretty face on screen, and that he sinks into his character so well, that you can walk off after Se7en finishes classifying him as a pretty darn good actor. You wouldn’t expect anything else from Morgan Freeman because it’s perfectly obvious that this guy was born to play the roles of the smart detective.
David Fincher’s timeless directing and memorable filming captures all the goods that Se7en has to offer and will undoubtedly leave you shocked and begging for more films like this. Seven is a step into the harsh realities of life, a realistic portrayal of two detectives investigation into the un-describable horrific world murder, and the darkest realms of the human soul. We can only prey for more classic memorable work from Mr. Fincher and for those future directors who are intent on making a gothic, psychological thriller, make sure you sit down and watch Seven with a pen and paper ready to take notes. Overall, Se7en is an excellent film.