Tag: david fincher

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [18] Gone Girl – Best Actress In A Leading Role

ROSAMUND PIKE “Gone Girl” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Rosamund Pike plays Amy Dunne, a young wife whose disappearance causes suspicion to fall on her husband. When a particular film finds itself with almost zero support whatsoever, despite many indicators that state that it should have, you can bet that any nomination that comes out of that film will be up against the wall in terms … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [18] Gone Girl – Best Actress In A Leading Role

Quick Review: Zodiac (2007)

ZODIAC BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 26, 2013 As dark and dreary as a David Fincher film can get, “Zodiac” delves into the true to life unsolved crimes of a serial killer known as the Zodiac Killer. Unfolding like an actual mystery, Fincher lays out the entire groundwork of this real-life story and involves the audience in a manhunt that took place from the late ‘60s … Read More Quick Review: Zodiac (2007)

Quick Review: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 23, 2013 David Fincher delivers his most sincere venture yet, with the almost three-hour epic drama “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.” Centered on an infant born with the qualities of an old man, complete with cataracts and arthritis, abandoned by his father, and taken in by a black woman named Queenie (Taraji P. Henson), … Read More Quick Review: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

Quick Review: Se7en (1995)

SE7EN BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 5, 2013 Sufficiently dark and poignantly creepy, David Fincher’s “Se7en” develops a string of murders surrounding the seven deadly sins. Starring Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Spacey, the film feels high caliber, producing the Freeman we’ve become accustomed to in this crime-thriller, detective roles. Fincher even proves he can deliver an engaging performance from young Brad Pitt, whose star … Read More Quick Review: Se7en (1995)

Quick Review: The Game (1997)

THE GAME BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 29, 2013 With David Fincher at the helm, of course, “The Game” is dark, gritty, and engaging. The dark streets and even darker characters scream Fincher’s directing style and deliver a different take on the suspense thriller. Michael Douglas takes control of his spiraling name, Nicholas Van Orton, like no one else can, bringing shades of his Oscar-winning performance … Read More Quick Review: The Game (1997)

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For Your Consideration 2011: “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

Most fans of David Fincher and “The Social Network” felt that Fincher was robbed last year at the Oscars, but now that we’ve seen Fincher as an Academy Award nominee, I feel like we will be seeing a lot more of him for years to come. “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” is a highly anticipated film this year and I believe upon its … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

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2011 Oscars Challenge: The Social Network

2011 Oscar Challenge: “The Social Network” (2010)
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Spotlight: Why the Golden Globe Awards are the redheaded step-child of awards ceremonies

Every year, we come to expect them and every year, we want to beat them!