Praised for his work on films such as Fight Club, The Social Network, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, there is no doubt that David Fincher has achieved monumental feats throughout his directing career. Having built a reputation for his use of a “signature steely color palette, unconventionally structured narratives, and of course, some […]
Filmmaker Kristian Williams who is also known as “kaptainkristian” took a look at the films of David Fincher and the manner he utilizes complex visual effects to capture even the smallest of details. Using examples from such films as...Show More Summary
If you know anything about David Fincher, you probably know that he's quite the taskmaster while directing. Even during sex scenes.
Over the past few years, more and more high-profile film directors have been fleeing the uncertain world of cinema in favor of longform television shows. David Fincher, Cary Fukunaga, Steven Soderbergh, Woody Allen, David O. Russell,...Show More Summary
For Gone Girl’s memorable sex scene — with climax ending in a pool of blood — Neil Patrick Harris and Rosamund Pike spent a whole afternoon working through the scene with the “exacting” director David Fincher and, at one point, with Ben Affleck looking on. “[Fincher] was asking us to ... More »
May 22nd marks the 25th anniversary of David Fincher’s Alien 3. Famously disowned by Fincher himself, 1992’s Alien 3 polarized fans of the franchise long before Ridley Scott returned to take it in a bold new direction with Prometheus. The film, which was set on a prison planet and nihilistically killed both Newt and Hicks […]
David Fincher got his start working on special effects for Return of the Jedi. In some rare footage from Alien 3, we get to see and hear how he works with the FX team to bring the destroyed Bishop android to life. Usually, footage like this would be considered an effects test, but when David Fincher’s doing it, it’s a… Read more...
Earlier this year, Sony surprised many movie fans by confirming that they were working on a follow-up to David Fincher’s 2011 film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. They also confirmed the rumors that Fincher and original stars Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara would not be returning. Show More Summary
Studio ADI has unveiled rare behind-the-scenes footage of director David Fincher directing a gruesome scene with the visual effects team.
Walt Disney is rolling in his grave. While we do have a Blu-ray release of David Fincher’s Alien3 featuring all sorts of behind-the-scenes footage, studioADI just released something truly special from their VHS vault. This never-before-seen footage comes from the prep and rehearsals of the Bishop puppet shoot complete with direction from Fincher! You get […]
Is it James Cameron, Sir Ridley Scott, or even David Fincher's installment that comes out on top?
David Fincher is being courted to direct the sequel to the much maligned zombie thriller. The article Hear Us Out: What If ‘World War Z 2’ Is Great? appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Still not sure what went down in David Fincher’s Gone Girl three years on? Then fear not, for YouTube user The Film Guy is on hand to help. With more layers than a lasagne on steroids, Fincher’s movie adaptation was a critical and commercial success, taking well over $350 million at the box office. Here, the Ozzie movie […]
Screen Junkies smacks down Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher’s film about the world’s largest social network, which apparently was started by some of the most antisocial people on the planet. Er wait, is this entire movie Fake News? Time to rework the algorithm.
Zombie Fight Club? The director could be teaming up again with frequent co-worker Brad Pitt -- but will Trent Reznor get involved?
After months of speculation, Paramount is close to finalizing a deal with David Fincher to direct the long-gestating Word War Z 2.
Before World War Z became a well-reviewed summer blockbuster back in 2013, many people thought it would be a total disaster—a cautionary tale of what happens when too many cooks (with too many egos) are given too much money and not enough time or oversight. But, much like Titanic had done 15 years before it, World… Read more...
David Fincher's next project revealed, Handmaid's Tale women spotted on the subway, getting kicked of a Delta flight for peeing early, and much more in our midday link roundup. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]
World War Z was a surprising hit at the box office after its troubled production as most everyone was expecting the movie to tank, but it pulled in $540 million world-wide. Interestingly enough, although the sequel was quickly greenlite and scheduled to hit theaters this summer, behind the scenes production issues once again reared their […]