Films featuring
Chloë Sevigny

Zodiac

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During its theatrical release, David Fincher’s Zodiac was at least partially marketed as some kind of slasher film from the director of Se7en. This probably accounts for its low numbers at the box office, since the slasher movie crowd is definitely not the target audience for this movie, which has more in common with All the President’s Men than it does with Fincher’s 1995 serial killer movie.

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Melinda and Melinda

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Woody Allen films can be an acquired taste, and I’ll be the first to admit I haven’t truly acquired it. I’ve admired some of his films individually, like Hannah and Her Sisters, but not enough that news of a new Allen film automatically draws me out to the theater.

Whatever your opinion of Woody Allen films, Melinda and Melinda is unlikely to change your mind. It’s a film so specifically targeted at Woody Allen’s core audience that it’s actually a little off-putting to those who don’t fit into that demographic.

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