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Movie Review: Gone Girl

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , on 10/03/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Carrie Coon, Kim Dickens, Tyler Perry, Neil Patrick Harris

Rated R for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language, Running time 149 minutes, Drama/Mystery

When reviewing a David Fincher film, you’ve got to know what you’re getting into. You’ve got to understand that social etiquette, placement, and status will all be paraded in a subversive manner, and that the ending won’t necessarily include a solution but a finale all the same.

Knowing this, and that characters will be featured in multiple shades of grey, and you can enjoy yourself. Ignore or misunderstand this, and you might be in for a 149-minute set up that leaves you dissatisfied.

But that’s not gonna happen. Continue reading