Never let it be said that Netflix doesn’t understand how its users watch TV shows–all at once, in a binge-y, snack-filled fugue state.
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We’re here to tell you just how to set your DVR before heading out for drinks or dinner–or just watching something better on TV!
David Fincher narrowly missed out on his third Best Director nomination at the Oscars in four years for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo–but we’d argue his career Read More
Tomorrow morning will bring that early-morning announcement of this year’s Oscar nominees–with the attention-desperate wrinkle that no one knows how many nominees there will be. Herewith, our predictions, for last-minute entries into your office pool (if yours is the sort of office at which Oscar nominations are the subject of a pool. Ours is not, Read More
In next month’s issue of W, Lynn Hirschberg tries to decipher why director David Fincher went with Rooney Mara to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Given that the movie is the first in “the biggest movie franchise since Harry Potter,” the audition process was bound to be contentious. Read More
It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
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If you’re a movie studio looking to get into the David Fincher business, now’s your chance! Paramount Pictures, the studio behind Mr. Fincher’s 13-Oscar nominee The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, has allowed the rights to what could have been his next film, Torso, to lapse. So if you’re looking for a serial Read More
Monday: The Dick Cavett Show with Woody Allen
The first thing you’ll notice is how young they are; when the show originally aired on October 21st, 1971, Woody Allen was a fit-looking 36-year-old and Dick Cavett was all blonde sideburns and bronzed skin at 35. But beyond the initial shock of their youth is something more stunning Read More
One of the coolest wrinkles in this seemingly endless (although it’s barely begun!) awards season is that film studios are putting previously unavailable content out to the masses. For instance, the scripts for two of summer’s biggest hits, potential Oscar contenders Wall-E and The Dark Knight, can be officially downloaded right now. Read More
In need of a David Fincher fix and can’t wait until Christmas for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button? Check out the director’s new Nike commercial. With help from one of our favorite cinematographers (Emmanuel Lubezki, who shot Children of Men) and plenty of special effects, Mr. Fincher’s spot traces the lives of Read More
While September might be a slow month for movie releases, it’s one of the best times of the year to see prestige trailers. The latest? David Fincher’s take on the F. Scott Fitzgerald short story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, staring Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton and, of course, Brad Read More