Throughout David Fincher’s adaptation of ‘Gone Girl,’ it was almost as if my subconscious was telling me that this movie shouldn’t be as good as what I was watching. That’s not a slam on Gillian Flynn’s novel (obviously; I haven’t read it), it’s just that the book is presented in such a unique way, which would at least seem almost impossible to pull off – just in a basic book vs. movie sort of way. Look, I understand that this following statement can be said about most movies, but in a less capable director’s hands – and with a less capable cast -- this movie could have easily have been garbage. Actually, this movie should have been garbage.
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'Gone Girl,' the sweeping sensation that swept numerous lists of best-selling novels, is getting ready to hit the big screen with David Fincher's highly anticipated adaptation. Ahead of the film's debut at this year's New York Film Festival, a few TV spots have landed to reveal some new footage and mess with our heads a little bit.
People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post's Chris Rosen and ScreenCrush's Mike Ryan will speculate about these trophies and which famous person might win one. It will be fun. Let's talk some trophies!
In case you missed it, because you were muting the commercial breaks or what have you, Fox debuted a new 'Gone Girl' trailer during the 2014 Emmys, broadcast on NBC Monday night and showcasing never-before-seen footage of Ben Affleck in this twisted tale from director David Fincher and the original best-selling novel.
When 'Batman vs. Superman' announced that Ben Affleck would be the new Batman, it wasn't exactly met with worldwide acclaim. And, by that, we mean everyone pretty much hated it. (To be fair, we really liked it!) Affleck hasn't talked much about the film since he was cast, but he recently admitted he knows you hate him as Batman, and he thinks that's great. Wait, what?
We've already seen our fair share of 'Batman vs. Superman' set photos showing off Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot, but we now have our first look at Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne! And he looks like ... Ben Affleck! With some grey in his hair! Yeah, thats not too surprising. After all, the ruggedly handsome Affleck already looks enough like a playboy millionaire and the little bit of grey just confirms what director Zack Snyder has already said: this will be an older, more tired Batman.
What happens in Hall H stays in Hall H ... at least when it comes to 'Batman vs. Superman.' During Comic-Con 2014, fans at the Warner Bros. panel got to see the first 'Batman vs. Superman' teaser trailer, featuring a suited up Ben Affleck with glowing blue eyes glaring at Henry Cavill's hovering Superman, ready to do battle. However, if fans were hoping to see this same footage online shortly after, you're out of luck.
If it's Saturday at Comic-Con, it's time for the big guns to come out, and Warner Bros. has done that with some serious style. The studio's panel opened with a big, bruising look at 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,' thanks to a new trailer (and more on that to come -- much more!), before director Zack Snyder trotted out stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot to greet their fans.
Move over, Marvel -- it's time for DC and Warner Bros. to have some fun at Comic-Con 2014. One of the movies we can't wait to hear more about this week is 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' and director Zack Snyder has just teased a new look at Ben Affleck's Batman from the upcoming film.
Yes, Ben Affleck is the most hated man in America, but we're not referring to his Batman backlash (though, that has arguably quelled considerably). The latest 'Gone Girl' trailer previews director David Fincher's adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name, in which Affleck's Nick Dunne becomes the primary suspect in his wife's disappearance and presumed murder.