"I am waiting for a good movie about me," wrote the serial murderer dubbed "Zodiac," who terrorized San Francisco and the Bay Area in the late 1960s and '70s. Unfortunately, director-cowriter Alexander Bulkley's poky, formulaic police procedural isn't it. By and large, the film sticks close to the facts of the case — though it alters odd details, such as calling the Vallejo Times-Herald
, which received many of the killer's taunting letters, the Vallejo Tribune
and renaming Solano County's Lake Berryessa, where two victims were attacked, Lake Helena. Zodiac, a compulsive letter writer who claimed to have killed dozens of victims but was only officially c...