finally, an answer to the age old question of which is mightier: the B12 bomber, or the Liebherr truck-mounted concrete pump
forgive me for the basic Fincher comparison but I was bowled over by how this balances Zodiac’s tale of poisonous obsession, fear of failure and utter helplessness with some pretty great slapstick. was pretty much all in from the start with the hapless cops all falling down the same slope on their way to an utterly chaotic, disastrous crime scene.
that it manages to walk this line between absurd humour with grim tragedy so well, evoking both through emphasising the futility of the detectives’ actions, is just miraculous
also features the greatest drop kicks in movie history, a significant point in its favour