Hollywood Could Learn A Few Things From David Fincher's Se7en

David Fincher's camerawork has helped establish him as one of the most talented directors working today. In the latest installment of Every Frame a Painting, Tony Zhou (previously here and here) looks at what Fincher does – and, more importantly, what he doesn't do – that sets him apart. » 10/04/14 7:56am 10/04/14 7:56am

David Fincher Will Direct Season 1 of HBO's Supernatural Thriller Utopia

In what is a pretty big commitment — destined to take up most of 2015 — David Fincher's planning to direct every episode of HBO's adaptation of the British series Utopia. » 9/30/14 4:30am 9/30/14 4:30am

David Fincher Originally Met With Lucasfilm About Star Wars: Episode 7

Before Disney selected J.J. Abrams as the man responsible for ushering in a new era of Star Wars, Gone Girl's David Fincher met with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy about the possibility of directing Episode VII back in 2012. Whoa. » 9/29/14 9:40am 9/29/14 9:40am

David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Would Have Been Bonkers

David Fincher was rumored to be taking on a remake of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, but now he says he just couldn't do it. Which is a shame, because it sounds like it would have been a totally insane trip. » 9/17/14 11:00pm 9/17/14 11:00pm

Is David Fincher's Black Hole movie back on?

With the financial success of World War Z and 12 Years a Slave getting all the critical buzz, Brad Pitt's studio Plan B now has oodles of cash and a lot of leg room to get the rest of their slate done. And gloryosky, that could mean the return of David Fincher's adaptation of the fantastic graphic novel Black Hole. » 10/03/13 3:37pm 10/03/13 3:37pm

Do authors ever prefer the movie to their own book?

It's common to say that the book is always better than the movie, but sometimes that isn't true. Occasionally, a movie will come along that transforms its source material into something greater than the original. But how often do authors feel that a film adaptation has truly trumped their own work? » 5/05/13 7:00am 5/05/13 7:00am

Zombie King Kong, Giant Squids and Hordes of Zombies in New Goon

There are only five days left to make a movie of Eric Powell's fantastic comic book The Goon. That's how long remains to the movie's Kickstarter campaign. Only five days! And David Fincher and the folks from Blur Studios are so close to getting the funds needed to finish off their R-rated story reel, that will… » 11/05/12 2:14pm 11/05/12 2:14pm

Exclusive details on David Fincher's Kickstarter campaign for his…

It's been years since we've heard news about David Fincher's adaptation of Eric Powell's paranormal comic The Goon. But now the director, Powell, and the team over at Blur Studio have gone rogue in hopes of making The Goon a reality. Together they've started a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of making one massive… » 10/12/12 7:35am 10/12/12 7:35am

An Exclusive Look at the Making of Dragon Tattoo's Stunning Titles

We're still haunted by the oozing hands that smushed Lisbeth Salander's lovely face in David Fincher's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's title sequence. But what sort of Dragon Tattoo imagery is hidden amongst all these tangled vines of USB cables and "primordial dream ooze"? We spoke with co-founder of Blur and… » 1/05/12 11:12am 1/05/12 11:12am

David Fincher explains why his Dragon Tattoo heroine isn't a superhero

We sat down with director David Fincher to discuss the inner workings of the complex character that is The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, or Lisbeth Salander. Find out why Fincher is loathe to dub the crime-fighting hacker a superhero, and what his inspiration was for the much-buzzed-about tar titles from this film.… » 12/23/11 12:27pm 12/23/11 12:27pm

David Fincher reveals the operatic title sequence for his Spider-Man…

David Fincher is bringing your favorite Swedish hacker girl Lisbeth Salander to life in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo — but he almost tackled Spider-Man instead. In our exclusive interview, the director told us how he would have handled the web-slinger... and walked us through his operatic title sequence in great… » 12/19/11 11:00am 12/19/11 11:00am

New Goon footage sets the bar for a smarter supernatural movie

You've seen the gruesomely gorgeous trailer for The Goon, produced by David Fincher and voiced by Clancy Brown and Paul Giamatti. But now get a look at never-before-released footage from the 2009 San Diego Comic Con! » 9/14/11 3:58pm 9/14/11 3:58pm

Hollywood contemplates killing off the "middlebrow" movie for a better…

The box office has spoken — no longer will the public fork over their wages for derivative movies like The Wolfman or Gulliver's Travels. But does that mean better movies in 2011? Perhaps. » 12/28/10 2:20pm 12/28/10 2:20pm

The Goon gets a gorgeously gruesome, epically absurd trailer

The movie adaptation of Eric Powell's supernatural/scifi crime-fighting comic, The Goon, finally has a teaser trailer, and it'll blow your mind. The David Fincher-produced movie, featuring Paul Giamatti, is amazingly gorgeous — so check it out, ya "slackjaws." » 7/20/10 7:00am 7/20/10 7:00am

New trailer for "The Social Network" is classic scifi techno-tragedy

There's a good case to be made that The Social Network is a science fiction movie set in the present, about the way technology transforms human life - often with tragic and unintended consequences. The new trailer delivers on tragedy. » 7/15/10 12:15pm 7/15/10 12:15pm

Is "The Social Network" a science fiction movie?

If you've seen ads for David Fincher's upcoming flick The Social Network, you know it's about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. But the tone is like Fincher classic Fight Club. The Social Network is that rarest of things: a scifi docudrama. » 7/06/10 11:50am 7/06/10 11:50am

David Fincher To Tackle Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea Remake

A while back, Disney scrapped Terminator Salvation director McG's darker version of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. Now Disney's talking with a new director, David Fincher of Fight Club and Se7en. His oeuvre ain't sunshine and rainbows. » 5/16/10 2:15pm 5/16/10 2:15pm

Heavy Metal Movie's Directors May Rock Your World

What kind of movie could bring together the directors of Pirates Of The Carribean, Fight Club, Terminator and Watchmen? According to producer Kevin Eastman, the answer is the upcoming Heavy Metal. » 6/08/09 6:30am 6/08/09 6:30am

The Curious Lawsuit Against Benjamin Button

Was multiple-Oscar nominated Benjamin Button originally written years ago by an Italian office worker? Legal papers filed yesterday say that that's the (curious) case, and now we're waiting for a Judge to weigh in. » 1/31/09 8:00am 1/31/09 8:00am

Brad Pitt Time Travels Between Love And Death

Chances are, you already know if you're going to like The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, the Brad Pitt weepie that opens tomorrow. And in a sense, the movie's predictability is what it's about. Spoilers!!! » 12/24/08 9:00am 12/24/08 9:00am