Seven: 15th Anniversary: DVD Review
Seven - 15th Anniversary Edition
Cast: Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow
Released by Roadshow Entertainment
years after it first shocked audiences with its what's in the box denouement,
Seven is repackaged and re-released to celebrate the decade and a half on.
David Fincher's vision is still chilling after all
these years; the plot sees John Doe, a killer, exacting punishment on those who
get off on being involved in the seven deadly sins.
Morgan Freeman's hard bitten Detective Somerset along with Brad
Pitt's newbie Detective Mills are soon on his trail - but as each horrific crime
is unveiled, the net draws closer on Doe - and also the pair who are hunting
Seven is still a killer despite all the time
having passed; its impact on the thriller genre can't be dismissed and its
ending certainly raised the stakes for what audiences would expect post its
Extras: The re-released
set is a good one too - with 2 discs seeing an array of audio commentaries (from
the likes of the sound team, the production team and the actors and Fincher
themselves) which will add to the experience; coupled in with that are
storyboards, filmographies, promos, notebooks and alternate endings showing what
could have happened, this is a pretty comprehensive package.
thrown in for good measure is a limited edition 32 page comic which concentrates
on the poor schlub who was the victim of gluttony - just don't read it after