Memories of a Zodiac Killer - Perspectives & Perceptions

Comparisons between Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder and David Fincher’s Zodiac are apt. They’re both mystery films about a serial killer, based on true events, involving an investigation thwarted by dead ends, and ending with a lack of complete closure. In this video essay, Channel Criswell examines a few things that sets these films apart—the passage of time, the perspective each film is told from, and how audience perspectives are woven into the films.


Crime Thriller


Crime Thriller


David Fincher


Zodiac