In studies of auteurist cinema, the role of the costume designer often gets overlooked, and… um… Matt Zoller Seitz and Sarah D. Bunting, um, don’t overlook it?
Sorry, let’s try that again.
David Fincher’s Zodiac is a police procedural, a horror movie and a historical epic, but first and foremost, it’s a period piece, an aspect that this video essay… um… explores… sort of.
Oh, hell, why even pretend? This piece is about awesome ties. And sport coats. And Three Dog Night. Enjoy.