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The Evolution (or Devolution) of Movie Anticipation: Are We Spoiled?

Sometimes I miss the good ‘ole days.

I remember in the summer of 1999 before Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace was about to come out. 1,346 more words

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Robert McDonald

David Fincher’s Gone Girl is a dark, mature, complex crime drama that is one part procedural, reminiscent of something you’d see clicking through primetime network television on a weekday night, but with the pacing, edge, and intensity audiences have come to expect from Fincher’s other work (Se7en, Zodiac, The Social Network), and another part Hitchcock, but with the unique and fresh take of a thoroughly modern, expertly crafted thriller.  396 more words

Life On The Plateau

Gone Girl (2014) Movie Review

Did I miss something here? I’m not really sure. Gone Girl has an interesting enough premise: Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) finds out his wife, Amy Elliot-Dunne (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing and the film mostly deals with the trials and tribulations of Nick having to prove that he may or may not be innocent as well as the influence of media and it goes into the nitty-gritty of discussing marriage…cynically. 818 more words

"Gone Girl" Film Review by Mugen Talks

Gone Girl (2014) is David Fincher’s return to the big screen after 2011’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remake. This was a film I was waiting patiently for. 1,381 more words


GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn

First published in 2012, this “he said, she said” novel of marital suspense by Gillian Flynn – about a man accused of killing his wife when she goes missing – quickly became a bestseller in the US. 1,424 more words

Film Noir

I am not an Idiot: Celebrity Endorsements

Dear Capitol One (or any other advertiser),

I am NOT a idiot, though you keep insisting that I am.

Why you keep running ads with a celebrity endorsement that you had to pay too much money for? 311 more words