David Fincher

David Fincher and Charlize Theron Set to Produce Series ‘Mindhunter’ for Netflix

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Netflix truly is the new home for auteurs. First it was Adam Sandler, and then Cary Fukunaga. Now, David Fincher — who produces and has directed Neflix’s House of Cards — is returning to the streaming service with Mindhunter, a series based on the 1996 non-fiction book Mind Hunter: Inside The FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fincher will co-produce with Charlize Theron, and is expected to direct. It’s not clear whether or not Theron will star in the series or will just be acting behind the scenes.
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10 Terrible Ideas That Turned Into Great Movies

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Creed, Ryan Coogler’s Rocky sequel/spinoff, is looking like the most critically acclaimed movie of the high-profile Thanksgiving weekend — a real surprise, considering what a goofy idea it is. After all, the Rocky series is (to put it mildly) uneven, its only entry since 1990 was a blatant nostalgia play by star/writer Sylvester Stallone, and the idea of continuing the franchise by focusing on the long-lost son of Rocky’s opponent-turned-friend seemed to be a bit of a stretch. Yet Creed is a rousing, moving, endlessly enjoyable picture, which serves as a reminder that you can’t always judge a movie by its dodgy concept.
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Convincing Posters That Cast Classic Stars in Contemporary Films

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If you worship cinema’s holy trinity of “Davids,” which includes David Lynch, David Fincher, and David Cronenberg, you’ll adore graphic designer Peter Stults’ What If: Movies Reimagined for Another Time and Place poster series. The New York-based artist trades contemporary actors with classic stars (and directors) on the posters for modern films. In this volume of his one-sheet remakes, which we learned about on Booooooom, Stults tackles the filmographies of the three Davids — along with other movies, like Guardians of the Galaxy (with Michael Jackson in the lead role, which suddenly makes complete sense).
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Watch the First Trailer for Movie-Buff Bait ‘Hitchcock/Truffaut’

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The book that collected those interviews, originally published in 1966 in France as Le Cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock and later printed in English under the title Hitchcock/Truffaut, become one of the most sacred texts in all of cinema; any film buff worth their salt has a copy on their shelf, dog-eared and highlighted. And now one of the foremost movie buffs in the country has turned that book into a film. …Read More