5 things I thought were great about Gone Girl

Fincher’s frames Affleck… and Pike?

If nothing else, you gotta give David Fincher credit for consistency. I mean, he also deserves props for his sometimes daring, always stylistic filmmaking, but above all you can rest assured that he will, when all is said and done, deliver the goods in the form of a satisfying cinematic experience. His latest, Gone Girl, is the lastest well-earned notch in his belt.

Here the trailer; my 5 great things follow after the jump:

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VOH Filmmaker of the Week: David Fincher

David Fincher

David Fincher

Last month, director David Fincher’s latest film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) was released on video.  The film performed fairly well at the box office and was reasonably well-received by the critics.  However, despite his big reputation as a director, Fincher has not yet been recognized as a member of our own VOH Hall of Visionaries.  In light of the most recent addition to his filmography, should David Fincher now be considered a visionary filmmaker? Read More