Zodiac – David Fincher Series

After 50 year’s of mystery and terror we have finally solved it…who exactly is the Zodiac! During a jam packed episode, and one for the record books, as we top the runtime of this week’s featured movie Zodiac, coming in at nearly 3 hours long! We are joined by Coming Soon writer Derrick Veurink for this mega-episode as we discuss the MASSIVE Disney news from this week, including all the Marvel and Star Wars news you can handle! In this week’s main topic we decipher David Fincher’s 2007 masterpiece, Zodiac. What do you think of all this Disney news from this last week? Do you think Zodiac is a modern masterpiece?

During the late 1960’s and early 70’s Northern California was terrorized by a mysterious serial killer who was only known by the name, Zodiac. Letters and messages received by the police and California newspapers are the only clues to the killer’s identity. In David Fincher’s Zodiac, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., and Mark Ruffalo star as a cartoonist, writer, and detective respectively. The film follows the downward spiral of each character in their search to discover the identify of the killer.

The Box Office

Topping the box office for the third week in a row is The Croods: A New Age with $3 million. Half Brothers takes in just under a half million dollars at number two. At number three in it’s holiday re-release is the Will Ferrell lead Elf with $400,000. Staying in the top five once again is Freaky with $315,000. Rounding out the top five is The War With Grandpa at $265,000.

The News

In the biggest news week of the year there is just too much to cover in this write up! You will have to listen to our nearly 3 hour long podcast to hear every news piece from this week! The bullet points include Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock will return in Tom Holland’s Spider-Man 3. During Disney’s shareholders meeting they announced over a dozen Star Wars and Marvel series and films heading to Disney+ and theaters!

The Shameless Plugs

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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