Articles tagged david fincher

I Married a Monster? ‘Gone Girl’

Even with its bestseller pedigree, Gone Girl would be a significant cinematic achievement, mostly for all the things it avoids while getting so much of the mystery thriller genre right.

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Nostalgia Goes Digital: Turning Back Time in the Films of David Fincher

Digital cinema and nostalgia go hand in hand in David Fincher films. The director has used these powerful tools to recreate the past, but nostalgia has historically refused to surrender in his work.

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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross: The Social Network Soundtrack

Even if Reznor and Ross produce little that would not have felt at home on their recent collaborations, Fincher's application of their unsettling abilities to his unnerving movie feels like one of the project's multiple strokes of inspired genius.

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Which road will Oscar take? ‘Benjamin Button,’ ‘Slumdog’ travel on two distinct paths

New Orleans is 8,870 miles from Mumbai, India, as the crow flies. The Academy Award nominees for best picture set in those cities - “The Curious

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25 Dec 2008 // 1:00 PM

‘Benjamin Button’ is Brilliant

David Fincher is a god. Not a lesser deity, mind you, or some manner of false filmmaking prophet. No, this inside outsider may have gotten

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

It's an inelegant but provocative means to measure Benjamin and Daisy's ostensibly transcendent connection: as he grows young and she grows old, they share but a single moment when their bodies and visions and hopes can easily coincide.

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14 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM


Bonds are fleetingly forged then broken, comradeship and honour are largely absent and, like the Zodiac himself, everyone emerges as a rather lost and damaged soul.

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3 Mar 2007 // 2:17 AM

‘Zodiac’ filmmaker David Fincher recalls wave of panic

The phrase “From the director of `Seven’” conjures up a certain expectation, especially when it’s plastered on the posters for “Zodiac,” a movie about

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2 Mar 2007 // 6:10 AM

David Fincher talks ‘Zodiac’

“So, which side are you on? ” asks director David Fincher, beginning the interview with a question. “Which side of what?” “The length of the movie.

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2 Mar 2007 // 4:30 AM

Zodiac (2007)

David Fincher's excellent new movie winds clues and pursuits into an intriguing, often witty mix of causes and effects. In so doing, it rejiggers the police procedural.

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12 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Panic Room (2002)

This 'Panic Room' DVD leaves you to figure the moves and angles.

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28 Mar 2002 // 3:00 PM

Panic Room (2002)

In lieu of plot or character, 'Panic Room' offers the house.

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14 Oct 1999 // 4:00 PM

Fight Club (1999)

Does capitalism have you by the balls? If you're feeling a little limp lately, a little flaccid, emasculated, or impotent, then David Fincher's Fight Club may just have your number. This film kicks butt, and in doing so it also manages to suggest that your need for it and for other butt-kicking films is a late capitalist symptom of contemporary psychosis.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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