Director Archive

David Fincher

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

The Film Board

The Killer

The Film Board Gathers! Justin Jaeger and Tommy Metz III join Pete Wright to take on a movie mostly in theaters and this month we’re meeting one of our favorites right where he wants us. It’s David Fincher’s The Killer.

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The Film Board

Mank

We’re finally in the last month of 2020 the entertainment industry is mulling through new layers of execution and release. In this first week of December, Netflix released “Mank” by David Fincher keying our imagination towards remembering old Hollywood. It focuses on the politics of filmmaking of the 1930’s, how those dynamics mixed into the world, and were reflected in “Citizen Kane” by screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. Everything old is new again this month on The Film Board.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Gone Girl • Member Bonus

Why do these unlikeable characters draw us in so strongly? Why did David Fincher and his editor change their entire post-production strategy? How strongly does Rosamund Pike work as the role of Amy? Tune in to this week’s show to get answers to these questions and more!

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Alien 3

The third time may not be a charm for the Alien anthology, movie lovers, but it turns out to be a better film than many people gave it credit for back in 1992.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Se7en

Well, movie lovers, it’s that time. We’ve hit the end of our Benjamin Button style Fincher Fest. This week, Pete Wright and Andy Nelson talk about David Fincher’s knock-you-out-of-your-seat detective thriller Seven, or Se7en if you prefer.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

The Game

This week, we continue our Fincher Fest with a discussion about “The Game,” a dark and twisting tale that Pete finds he doesn’t really like anymore while Andy still connects with.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Fight Club

Is it just an anarchic, pugilistic sensation or is Fincher really working at tapping into a dark zeitgeist affecting the average person at the turn of the century? This week, we hit David Fincher’s film “Fight Club.”

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Panic Room

We’ve made it to the middle of the Fincher-Fest, movie lovers! This week, join us as we talk about his one-location movie, “Panic Room.”

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Zodiac

Back in 2007, David Fincher created what many consider his best film, Zodiac. Hailed by dozens of critics as one of the best films of the year, it unfortunately never found its audience and ended up a financial failure.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Our third stop on the Fincher Fest train brings us to David Fincher’s 2008 drama, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Fincher outdid himself on this film to create an astounding period film about an astounding person who is born old and ages backward.

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