Critic Review - Washington Post

Unfortunately, screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker's finale, in addition to its grossness, feels like an act of treachery against the viewer.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Washington Post | Comments (9)
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the_ice_storm

niall kennedy

you can't be serious!!!!!!!!!

Aug 29 - 12:15 PM

boris s.

boris shusterman

Here you are again, another terrible review. How can you be a critic???

Jan 7 - 05:50 AM

Barry V

John Hughes

You simply didn't get it. This was better than 95% of the crap you endorsed.

Apr 16 - 04:11 PM

Jose V.

Jose Viladiu

You, idiot!!!! The finale is fine, the gruesome is nothing (unless you are a pussy, and YOU are one) and you don't even do your homework, do you? This was the director's finale, Walker's wanted another one... You suck, mate... You suck a lot...

Apr 25 - 12:11 AM

Michael P.

Michael Patison

I disagree as I felt that the grossness of the bodies and etc. added to the film's allure. I totally agree, however, that the film's ending left much to be desired. I still don't understand how you labeled it "rotten," however.

Jun 17 - 10:22 PM

Paul G.

Paul Grady

Trying to explain to this twit that the grossness of the killings mirrored the disgusting nature of our society is a waste of time,..This guy thinks BABAR is good art

Sep 20 - 10:19 PM

Paul G.

Paul Grady

I thought the ending was one of the greatest movie endings ever

Sep 20 - 10:20 PM

Paul G.

Paul Grady

Maybe Madea didnt have a movie out that week?

Sep 20 - 10:17 PM

Tom Gualtieri

Tom Gualtieri

The ending of this film is consistent with the tone of the direction: doom-laden and gloomy. It's a movie that wants you to feel unsettled and Fincher, in what may be considered his masterpiece, even after nearly 2 decades of film-making, has yet to match it. The unbearable ending is not meant to make you feel better. The average horror flick asks you be sickened by grisly violence while, at the same time, satisfying the blood-lust for more and more grisly "kills." SEVEN asks you to be sickened by its violence and by leaving all the violence offscreen achieves its goal.

May 13 - 10:51 PM

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