What’s in the box! Welcome listeners to the first film in our David Fincher series for the month of December! We are kicking the month off by discussing the first collaboration between Fincher and Brad Pitt, Se7en. Joining us is Criterion Break and Slash Lot 605 co-host Blake Ginithan on this episode. We breakdown this week’s surprising box office results, the little South Dakota movie news, and an over hour-long discussion on Se7en.
Released in 1995, Se7en is directed by David Fincher and stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, and Gwyneth Paltrow. The film follows Detective Somerset (Freeman) in his final week on the job as he partners with the younger Detective Mills (Pitt). The two find themselves in a cat and mouse game with a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motif.
The Box Office
It what we can call as a 2020 blockbuster, The Croods: A New Age opens at number one in the long holiday weekend. The animated sequel takes in over $14 million. Freaky comes in at number two with $1.1 million. Coming in at number three is The War with Grandpa with $891,000. Let Him Go continues its box office run with $670,000 at number four. Rounding out the box office is Come Play with over half a million at the box office.
In a slow news week in the movie world, the South Dakota film landscape just got rocked with some big news! The long-anticipated reopening of the Sioux Falls State Theatre has an opening date…and first film! The historic landmark of Sioux Falls, SD will open its doors for theatergoers on December 11th. The State will open with the holiday classic White Christmas dawning the silver screen in downtown Sioux Falls!
The Shameless Plugs
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