Tag Archives: Fincher

September 30

The Films of David Fincher – Zodiac (Film review)

Zodiac is, without doubt David Fincher’s masterpiece and unbeknownst to everyone at the time, it will become the benchmark for all future Fincher films. It is the perfectly realised balance of a fine script, brilliant performances, technical acumen and above all an implacable restraint that is made all the more potent for the films one hundred […]

September 29

The Films of David Fincher – Fight Club (Film Review)

If Fincher works in tandems, runs his films in partnerships ( the serial killer duo Se7en and Zodiac, The airport novel duo TGWTDT and Gone Girl, the style over substance duo TCCaseOBB and The Social Network) then there is no doubt that Fight Club runs hot off the heels of The Game. Their central message, […]

September 28

The Films of David Fincher – Se7en. (Film Review)

  Se7en is the second time David Fincher has insisted on a weirdo number title that doesn’t make much sense other than to look kewl, but fortunately it is the last. It is also the first time we see Fincher in all his 126 minute glory after the debacle three years earlier of the third […]

September 28

The Films of David Fincher – Alien³ (Film review)

Alien³ has become a sort of poster-film for a how-not-to on so many levels it seems unfair to start the career of a director with the film-feel clout of David Fincher this way, a complaint we all now know has been made by Fincher himself many times, including in the now famous quote that I […]