A typographical conundrum
The seventh feature by Darren Aronofsky joins an elite list of movies that weren’t intended for spellchecking. Sometimes the stylised rendering sticks: David Fincher’s Seven is still annoyingly referred to as Se7en by a certain class of pedant.
“There’s a reason that the film is lower-case. And you can find it in the end credits,” insists Aronofsky. “The exclamation is the actual structure of the movie. The film is kind of an exclamation point, and at the end of it, there is a big exclamation point.”