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David Fincher

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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The Social Network

Tonight, we discuss arguably his greatest film—certainly his most critically acclaimed. It’s “The Social Network,” from Aaron Sorkin’s script that is simply on fire.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

It’s the start of the Benjamin Button-style Fincher-Fest, movie lovers! And what better way to kick it off than to take a look at David Fincher’s current film, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson’s first book in his internationally best-selling “Millenium” trilogy.

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