How 'The Killer' is updating the hitman genre

David Fincher's 'The Killer' offers a refreshing shot at hired assassins in this noirish crime-thriller

19 November 2023 - 00:00

Fans of director David Fincher hoped his return to Netflix would come in the form of a third series of his dark, period, FBI-profiler drama series Mindhunter.  It now seems that isn't going to happen. Instead, Fincher, reteaming with Se7en screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker, has delivered a slight but satisfyingly noirish revenge crime-thriller that offers some refreshingly sardonic and digital-world updates to the hitman genre. ..

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