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Fincher Gives Us a Return to Hitchcock Suspense

 DATELINE: Fincher Does Vertigo

The Master of Suspense would have approved. Yes, Gone Girl is a takeoff on Vertigo.

As T.S. Elliot said in his Prufrock poem, “Do I dare to eat a peach?” And as we say in our blog, “Do we dare to put David Fincher in the same category as Alfred Hitchcock?” 226 more words

Gone Girl

Gone Girl


Like The Conversation, Gone Girl plays with the idea of interpreting things differently given what you know at the time. The opening shot reveals Amy being caressed by Nick, with Nick’s voice narrating his thoughts, namely that he plans on killing his wife. 328 more words

Top 5 Contemporary Movie Directors

The movie industry is constantly growing and changing.  One moment you can be the top of the A-listers, the next you are completely irrelevant.  Here is a list of the top five contemporary movie directors.   916 more words

TOP 50 MOVIES OF 2014 (DAY 3 - 30-21)


HELLO ALL! We are on Day 3 of the list of top 50 movies of 2014! The list so far: 992 more words

Film

Gone Girl

Movies provide a familiar comfort for me, even if the subject matter isn’t warm and fuzzy. Thrillers in particular give me a nice buzz of excitement, and they’re my favorite. 586 more words

The Town

“Q. HEY JOHNNY, WHAT'RE YOU REBELLING AGAINST? A. DUNNO REALLY. CONSUMERISM? BIG BUSINESS? OH, AND DADDY NEVER LOVED ME.” ON THE CHANGING PERCEPTION OF THE ‘HERO’ IN NEW HOLLYWOOD.

From the earliest days of the studio system, Hollywood has acted as a mirror that simultaneously reflects and upholds the dominant ideology and values of society as a whole. 2,332 more words

Film Analysis

How Kevin Spacey's Role In 'Se7en' Nearly Went To A Very Unlikely Musician

When Kevin Spacey’s ashes are sent back to his hometown, SPACE, which role of his will appear in the first line of his obituary? He won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy in consecutive years for his work as Frank Underwood in… 317 more words

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