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  • Box Office: 'Annabelle' Tops 'Gone Girl' with $2.1 Million Thursday Night

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Annabelle" scared up a solid $2.1 million in late-night showings Thursday in the U.S. while the Ben Affleck-Rosmaund Pike thriller "Gone Girl" started respectably with $1.25 million. Horror fans flocked to New Line's...
  • Is 'Gone Girl' Pike's big moment?

    The publicist's plea was simple yet complicated: If you talk with Rosamund Pike, avoid spoilers about her character in "Gone Girl." So noted. But that character a wife who goes missing and narrates the erosion of her marriage in flashback is the whole...
  • 'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' in Dead Heat at Weekend Box Office

    Summer popcorn season seems like a distant memory. After flooding multiplexes with cinematic confections pegged at teenagers, studios are finally offering up more substantive fare geared at adults. "Gone Girl" and "Annabelle," two R-rated films...
  • 'Gone Girl' gives up its surprises to comment on modern marriage

    "Gone Girl" is David "Zodiac" Fincher's seriously twisted, twisty-turny adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel about a husband accused of killing his wife, first by the outrage engine known as cable news, and then by the cops. But that's only ostensibly...
  • Carrie Coon makes a big-screen leap in 'Gone Girl'

    Carrie Coon knows that unknown is a relative term. The former Copley resident, 33, Tony-nominated for her work in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", is in the early stages of screen stardom. After years concentrating on stage work with occasional small...
  • 'Gone Girl' is a sharp object

    'Gone Girl' is a sharp object
    ***1/2 (out of four) Cunning as a raptor and nearly as fast, “Gone Girl” is an anesthetic-free dissection of human nature. It pulls the masks off its manipulative characters and reveals something bloody and ugly underneath. Again: This is not...
  • 'Gone Girl': Rosamund Pike on the Role of a Lifetime

    Like the lead character she portrays in the widely anticipated movie version of "Gone Girl," Rosamund Pike fell off nearly everyone's radar. At the tender age of 21, the British actress was cast as the sultry Miranda Frost, a sword-wielding vixen in...
  • Ben Affleck gets into dark, tough mind-set in 'Gone Girl'

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Ben Affleck is not interesting in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to "Gone Girl," a dark thriller about marriage, intimacy...
  • Ben Affleck In Talks to Star in 'The Accountant' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ben Affleck may have found his next bigscreen role. Sources tell Variety that the "Gone Girl" and "Batman v Superman" actor is in negotiations to star in action thriller "The Accountant" for Warner Bros. Gavin O'Connor ("...
  • Ben Affleck to Jon Stewart: 'Copycat'

    Ben Affleck to Jon Stewart: 'Copycat'
    Ben Affleck had a bit of an ax to grind with Jon Stewart when he stopped by "The Daily Show" on Tuesday. And he wasted no time in bringing it up. "You directed a movie, right?" Affleck asked. "A movie called 'Rosewater,' is that right?" Stewart indeed...
  • Ben Affleck eyes action-thriller 'The Accountant' for next role

    Ben Affleck eyes action-thriller 'The Accountant' for next role
    Ben Affleck seems to have a penchant for characters with secret lives. The star of the marital murder mystery "Gone Girl" and the superhero showdown "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" may next portray an accountant by day and assassin by night. The...