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The best director Oscar nominations have been announced, and here are five filmmakers who will be pretty miffed that they weren't included in the fun.
For the record, I personally thought Gone Girl was a great movie. Rosamund Pike was poetically perfect as "Amazing Amy" Dunne and her performance still haunts our dreams. That said, the David Fincher film was not without its faults, and this video is quick to point them all out.
SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains many, many spoilers for David Fincher's Gone Girl. If you have not seen the film, and do not wish to read details about the ending, please click over to another one of our wonderful articles!
If you ask me, no one really likes putting together a “best movies” list. It’s no easy task and your order is forever changing depending on your mood and environment. So it’s times like this when I enjoy turning the reigns over to outside sources. The community over at Metacritic has put together its annual best-of rankings, including the 20 best movies of 2014.
This supercut of 2014's best shots of cinematography might just leave you with stars in your eyes. Check out what one editor thought was the best of the best after the jump.
In case you didn't already realize, 2014 was a pretty damn good year for crime movies - and for proof of that fact, you need look no further than the latest supercut that has come across our desk.
The more evil and destructive, the more memorable the villain is. Maybe they are redeemed by the end or maybe the don’t even make it to the close, either way, they keep us on our feet. So here we’ve compiled a list of our 10 best, most memorable villains of 2014.
All lists are subjective, and I’m sure we will disagree on certain selections. But these are the films that moved me most, the ones that either hit with the largest impact or stuck with the greatest intensity.
President of the United States Barack Obama has revealed that his favorite movie of 2014 was none other than Richard Linklater's Boyhood. Apparently the Commander in Chief has decided to take a break from his political duties to try his hand at film criticism, and in the process he made a pretty wise choice.
As the most-used website on the internet, Google has a ton of access to information about our society, and by analyzing their numbers can come up with lists of the biggest trends during a certain amount of time. Today they have revealed the top 10 searches when it comes to movies in 2014 – and the results they came up with are pretty surprising.
Someone’s going to be left out in the cold. Several very talented and deserving people, in fact. There’s no avoiding it. There are simply too many talented actors vying for five Best Actor slots this year, so on the morning of the Oscar nominations, there could be as many as 10 worthy performers looking at the five nominees and wondering why they aren’t in that exclusive group.
Movie-goers paying attention to the credits for Gone Girl may have found themselves wondering why Reese Witherspoon didn't wind up starring alongside Ben Affleck in the acclaimed drama. The actress served as a producer on the film, and since she is roughly around the same age as Rosamund Pike, some might find it curious why she didn't end up taking the role of Amy Dunne for herself. Now that query has been answered.
To be fair, Ben Affleck is doing his part to keep the conversation going. While accepting the Hollywood Film Award for Fincher’s movie, Affleck made sure to poke fun at the “controversy” over his supposed nudity. And Affleck’s a terrific sport about all of this.
Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" music video already plays a bit like a horror movie, what with its love story gone wrong. But this video takes the concept a couple steps further, giving the music video the horror trailer treatment. Taylor Swift has never seemed so scary!
This is the first time we’re going on record with official Oscar predictions, breaking films down into Frontrunners, Contenders, Dark Horses and Longshots. We still have a number of films left to screen between now and the end of the year. To date, here’s where I think all of the top films stand.
Christopher Nolan is a director whose name has become synonymous with big number one openings. His last five movies opened at number one two of those topped $150 million their opening weekend. But this weekend he had to settle for a close second place.
Neil Patrick Harris has been discussing his nude scene in David Fincher’s Gone Girl and he’s revealed that he has a unique method for preparing his manhood before he steps in front of the camera in his birthday suit.
Ever wanted to see a second banana become top dog? Read through our list to see which of your favorites we've suggested for that very honor!
With two weekends at the top of the box office, it's safe to say that the mystery of Gone Girl has captivated and ensnared audiences to take a closer look at the film's labyrinthine plot line. Yet with all of the twists, turns, and taunts; there's still one character the story would be nothing without.
Gone Girl held the number one spot for a second weekend in a row, while four newcomers settled for non-exciting to down right disappointing openings. Several major small release indie and indie-ish movies hit theaters with mixed results.
Rosamund Pike has admitted that she would return for a sequel to Gone Girl, but only if Gillian Flynn writes the potential follow-up. Flynn scribed both the script to David Fincher’s intoxicating thriller and the novel that it’s based upon, and Pike has revealed that it would be a travesty if anyone else dared tried to reimagine her characters.
Looking to Gone Girl, Dracula Untold, and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of twisted thrillers, vampire tales, and family-friendly adventures.
Ben Affleck’s impossibly comfortable turn as the self-centered Nick Dunne struck me as yet another combination of a perfect Fincher choice, followed by a seamless performance under the director’s watchful eye. And I realized it was the latest of many.
The main reason I love Harris’ answer is because it gives us insight into the painstaking process of creating a memorable scene (in a movie that’s packed with them).
Author Gillian Flynn translated her wildly popular novel into a savvy screenplay, and much of her original story stayed intact. But there was one plot point that she confesses director David Fincher demanded she change