It was kind of a let down for me. Just pick a random film and not know anything about it. How did John Doe select his victims? Everything needed to be as authentic and raw as possible. They are the most deadly vices, according to Pope Gregory the Great in the 6th century. And a really depressing color scheme. However, the movie was subsequently novelized by Anthony Bruno and published in

Films directed by David Fincher. Lee Ermey , and Kevin Spacey. Gotta say that this might be my favorite Fincher film. Doe flees and Mills gives chase. Each of the victims are tortured and killed in the name of one of the Seven Deadly Sins. These are the only two victims with a clear connection to each other, as the other 3 victims do not appear to be connected. The detectives follow Doe’s directions to a remote desert location.

Everything needed to be as authentic and raw as possible.

Daily photographs of the victim, taken over a year, show the crimes were planned far in advance. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is more difficult to determine when the other victims were selected. I wish they had kept the artist crime scene thing going. Visually and stylistically, that’s how we wanted to portray this world.

It is reasonable to assume that Mills was selected “on the spot”. Only two are left, so the pressure to catch this guy is increasing. Dan the Man’s Movie Reviews All my aimless thoughts, ideas, and ramblings, all packed into one site!

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It is unknown if Doe had originally intended another dezth as the Wrath victim before he met Mills, and decided Dsath would be the perfect candidate he can be heard mentioning over the phone that he will be readjusting his schedule ; but it makes sense that he intended the seventh victim to be an officer anyway: A washed-out color scheme can really go a long way. Audio options include Dolby Digital EX 5. Not sure though… wiki says Fincher wanted it too, it was the producer that wanted to play it safe.


Doe flees and Mills gives chase. And since Fincher Friday is a thing now, I thought this was a good place to start. The following day, they attend the scene of a fifth murder, a model whose face has been mutilated by Doe; she was given the option to call for help and live disfigured, or commit suicide by taking pills, representing pride. Excellent post, I always thought the overall visual look of Se7en was outstanding. As they become friends of sorts, Tracy reveals to Somerset that she is pregnant.

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Pride is seen as the most serious sin, from which all others arise; a love of self perverted to hatred and contempt for one’s neighbour. The problem is, how could he have movi that off? The detectives arrive too late to stop a man forced by Doe at gunpoint to kill a prostitute by raping her with a custom-made, bladed strap-on, representing lust.

On the day of the actual shoot, MacKay woke up at 5 a.

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Se7en is based on a script by American screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker. Discussing the homicide later with Mills and their captain, Somerset mentions that Doe had tortured the man by forcing him to eat a huge amount of food and then kicked him in the back, causing the internal rupture. I do love Se7en. In both moie them his character comes as bluttony complete surprise. Here, five of them recount their big moments.


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Streets unhealthily damp and puddled. The third victim they encounter is Victor, who has been tied to a bed and tortured for a full year as a representation of sloth.

Figure out a way for it to involve John Doe, to show that somewhere across town somebody is working on some really evil shit. I wanted consistency though, I guess. But Tracy wouldn’t play along, so he took a souvenir—Tracy’s head.

It was a brilliant film. Once upon a screen As Somerset and Mills return to the police station, Doe turns himself in, covered in the blood of an unidentified victim. There is a picture of the fourth victim Lust in John’s house, which may imply he had his eye on her some time, but without an indication of when it was taken, there is no sure way to tell.

Despite Somerset’s warnings, Mills fatally shoots Doe, completing Doe’s plan by representing wrath. Moive are two victims left by the time that confrontation comes around: Fincher approached Kyle Cooper to suggest a replacement.

This suggests that John Doe already selected Victor and began planning his entire work well before he captured him. The crowded urban streets filled with noisy denizens and an oppressive rain that seems to fall without respite were integral parts of the film, as Fincher wanted to show a city glutotny was “dirty, violent, polluted, often depressing.