The Little Things

Spoilers. Thoughts There is a scene near the climax of this film that stood out to me about the distorting nature of sin. Setting The Scene Jim (Rami Malek) and Sparma (Jared Leto) are standing in a dirt field. Sparma, the prime suspect, had offered to drive him (alone) to the location of the missing woman’s body. Jim, haggard from staying up all night, accepted. Cleaning Up After arriving at an empty field, Sparma plays “hot/cold” with Jim and tells him that he should start digging....

August 29, 2022 · 4 min · 675 words · Jordan Finnigan

The Little Things

Story The Little Things reminds me of two (2) other things I’ve seen: David Fincher’s 1995 classic Seven (SE7EN) and season 1 of True Detective. While this film shares several plot elements that occur in both, what it does differently is how brazenly the primary suspect interacts with the detectives following him. Towards the end of the the film, I was concerned that it might end up just cribbing directly from Seven, but I was happy to see it went it’s own way....

August 28, 2022 · 2 min · 366 words · Jordan Finnigan