When David Fincher’s adaptation of the book Gone Girl was initially released, there was many debates on whether Amy Dunne was a feminist dream or collection of misogynistic stereotypes, especially when looking at how her character fits the “Psycho Bitch” trope. Advertisements
If you’ve been following the site for a while, you might know I have written about The Social Network before. It was actually my first article for the website and it involved explaining my .03% tattoo and my love for the incredible soundtrack by Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor.
Recently, the BBC released a list of the top 100 films of the 21st century (spoiler: it was Mulholland Drive), and having seen 8 out of the top 10 (A Separation, and Yi Yi I’m coming for you soon), I’m a little upset that Zodiac was only as high as number 12 because I honestly believe it is a perfect movie.
For the last two months of me doing these First Film segments, the actual first films I’ve looked at have been the kinds of movies you’d expect from a new director. I’m talking about low budget auteur indie flicks that highlight the talent of up-and-comers. Fincher in this context is the outlier. Instead of proving […]