Review: Netflix and David Fincher’s ‘Mindhunter’ is a beautiful but listless crime drama






‘Fight Club’ star Holt McCallany talks reuniting with David Fincher for Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’
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There’s a lot to unravel in Mindhunter.

The new Netflix series (streaming Friday, ** ½ out of four) comes from Gone Girl director David Fincher and follows two FBI agents (Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany) in the 1970s whose work helps develop the practice of criminal profiling.

Based in part on former FBI agent John Douglas and writer Mark Olshaker’s 1996 non-fiction book, Mindhunter likely will please fans of Fincher and true crime. It’s slow-burning, dark, dense, graphic and character-driven. Its shots are moody and well-composed. And its heroes — Groff’s

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