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2020: The Year of the Writer

The lack of studio output in 2020 meant smaller, more personal stories had a bigger moment in the spotlight, and in many of them the creative process was explored in unique, twisty ways. Josephine Decker’s Shirley unpicks the messy topic of creative inspiration around Gothic-writer…

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REVIEW: Mank (2020)

Anyone who loves cinema, or who knows somebody who loves cinema, will be all too familiar with Orson Welles classic film Citizen Kane. What is hard to believe in our days of superhero franchises and directors who have to prove themselves for years, is that…

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FINCHER: MANKED

You’d be hard pressed to find a director with a more impressive oeuvre than David Fincher. In his near 30-year film directing career, he has 10 films to his name (not including Mank, which hits Netflix tomorrow), and they all range from the questionable to…

Film News

New Trailer For Mindhunter Season 2 Chills You To The Bone

Want to start your day off right? Balanced breakfast? Catch up on the news? New trailer to Season 2 of David Fincher’s Mindhunters that’ll make you shiver like that Ryan Reynolds gif? Well of course you do, because like us, you’re pretty weird but also hugely excited…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Panic Room (2002)

After recently revisiting David Fincher’s ‘Se7en’ and reveling in its pure brilliance, I made the decision to investigate some of his other works that I hadn’t already seen. I had enjoyed blockbuster hits like ‘Fight Club’, ‘Gone Girl’ and the slightly less high-profile ‘Zodiac’, but a film I hadn’t…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Se7en (1995)

Written by Chris Winterbottom I was first introduced to David Fincher’s ‘Se7en’ when I was about 14. To me, even at that age, I thought the film looked like an over the top horror film, with little to offer in terms of originality. The opening…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Social Network (2010)

I had avoided watching ‘The Social Network’ since its release in 2010, mainly due to the fact that being subjected to Jesse Eisenberg’s smug, condescending presence, more often than not, is painful. It wasn’t until, when listening to the guys at InSession Film discussing the best movies…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Game (1997)

Written by Chris Winterbottom I adore the work of David Fincher. At least two films of his are wrestling with other classics to break into my top ten films of all time. To sit down and revisit the filmography of a director of this stature…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Gone Girl (2014)

When my partner asked if we could go and watch ‘Gone Girl’ at the cinema, I thought we were off to see another rom-com. I was horribly wrong, and as a result, horribly underprepared for the suspense-filled, gripping events which were to unfold. There are…

News + Trailers

‘Strangers’ project in motion

Exciting news from film world today, as Gone Girl star Ben Affleck is set to team up once again with director David Fincher, this time to recreate Alfred Hithcock’s 1951 film ‘Strangers On A Train’. At present, the project is simply titled ‘Strangers’, with alterations…