Every film from Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" essays.
Seven deadly sins. Seven ways to die.
Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.
Red Redding and Joe Black as cops up against a sadistic serial killer. Nine Inch fuckin' Nails. Gwyneth before she was annoying as fuck. Yummy spaghetti sauce! Dead and fuckin' bloated. The way Brad plays with his ink pen. R. fuckin' Lee fuckin' Ermey. A dead attorney. Fuckin' GREED. Fuckin' GLUTTONY. A library. Dante's fuckin' Inferno. Cliffs fuckin' Notes. Marvin fuckin' Gaye. Cool doggies. Uncontrollable laughter. A pound of flesh. A switchblade. S.W.A.T. Fuckin' SLOTH. The unknown photographer. When being alive really fucking sucks. Knocked up. A beeper. A pizza parlor. The Se7en deadly sins. Police fuckin' chase. The fuckin' rain. Probable fuckin' cause. A dark room. The phone call that changes everything. Fuckin' LUST. The Fuck of Death. The…
90% of horror films nowadays get no where near as creepy or lurid as even the credit sequence of Seven.
One of the greatest films of the 90s, without a doubt.
I have been thinking long and hard about it and the only flaw I can find in this film is the way the title is written. It makes no sense and is annoying.
The rest? Sheer perfection.
It is always difficult to determine when you are 'allowed' to call a film a classic or a masterpiece. To avoid that discussion let's use a term I think we can all agree on. Masterclass.
Each and every aspect of this film is executed with such a degree of perfection and dedication that it is nigh impossible to call it anything else. This is filmmaking at the highest level, a level that has not been equalled or surpassed often in the genre.
I am glad I knew as little as possible about the movie before watching it. Seven is a meticulously crafted psychological thriller and one of David Fincher's best films! That shocking ending blew me away and completely caught me off guard. Seeing the two detectives following the leads and clues to catch the killer was always riveting and thrilling, so the whole journey to discover his real intentions was quite interesting to watch. Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman are excellent as always, but Kevin Spacey is the one who steals the show as the ingenious serial killer, who is usually one step ahead of them. David Fincher is truly one of the greatest filmmakers of our time and I still haven't been disappointed by his work so far.
Se7en isn't just another 1990s movie I saw as a teenager, loved and revisted recently...I think it really stands out in a rather lackluster decade of film.
I will never forget my initial reaction to the movie, the dread I felt from each murder to the next and the ending just grabbing my heart and pulling it down into my stomach. After numerous watches in the 90s and early 2000s I had decided it was time for a much needed break. For the past few months I had been on Richard's case, telling him I was in the mood to watch Se7en, I am not even really sure what inspired it but I guess it was just time. With that…
It's written as a wise, believable and merciless series of ponderings on the true weight of hopelessness in an already accepted world of decay, and those dealing with it through calm apathy, false hope and self-proclaimed justice. However, it's told as a fascinating, gripping and ever darkening thriller, plunging into the depths of human nastiness. David Fincher's Se7en is a punch of stylized perfection and a well-balanced, intelligent, early masterwork.
Se7en is a strong-willed and fierce morality-reckoning of the black and white villains and heroes of the genre that it so perfectly challenges, but it manages to stay more refreshingly contemplative than forcing on unbearable amounts of evil. It is no nihilistic piece, for that would suggest that it has…
Cara, que filme foda. Roteiro, Suspense, Tensão e emoção, são apenas alguns aspectos que fazem esse filme ser tão bem bolado e incrivelmente bem feito.
As atuações são muito boas, porém só se limitam aos personagens principais, mesmo não atrapalhando a experiencia com o filme.
Seven é um filme genial, porém, muito pesado psicologicamente, mas recomendo muito aos interessados.
Fincher's absolute masterpiece. He's made a few but this is the one that resonates the most with me. A disturbing look at the morality of good versus evil and the human condition. Set in an unnamed city of perpetual rain, Fincher sets the mood from the start and never lets go.
Se7en is chilling and creepy; it's one of the darkest films I've seen and is a favourite of mine.
If you ask anyone what their favorite Brad Pitt movie is the answer is very likely to be "Fight Club", for good reasons. Se7en attaches me more to its script than any of Pitt's other movies. David Fincher has a mammoth list of fantastic and successful blockbuster hits, yet Se7en has such a suspenseful plot that while watching it you're not even going to think about his other movies.
Maybe the best thriller ever.
"Se7en" is a dark, disturbing, and suspenseful crime thriller that manages to keep the audience fully engaged from start to finish. Director David Fincher has masterfully crafted a film that delivers an original premise filled with thought-provoking human morals and a sick and gritty atmosphere. "Se7en" builds up it's tension so flawlessly from one scene to the next, leading to, arguably, one of the most messed-up, but one of the best endings ever put to film. Beautifully filmed, terrifically acted from the talented cast, and tensely staged throughout, "Se7en" is one of the best crime thrillers, or one of the best movies, of all time.
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Pitt and Freeman are truly great and work so well together. Rest of the cast is solid as well.
Dark, gritty, dirty and rainy. Fantastic atmosphere.
I really can't think of any flaws.
A modern classic and one of the best films of all time.
This fun, buddy cop action comedy is a laugh-riot from start to finish!
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