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  • Oscar voters greet 'Gone Girl' with a shrug

    David Fincher’s “Gone Girl,” the murder-mystery about a missing wife that doubles (for some) as a bleakly funny portrait of modern marriage at its worst, packed the 1,012-seat Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Saturday night as motion picture...
  • Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    Film Review: The turns are better left unsaid in David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'
    In reference to “Gone Girl” director David Fincher, Gillian Flynn — the novel’s author (and now the film’s screenwriter) — has asserted that “...even as I was writing the novel, there were certain scenes I...
  • 'Gone Girl' Headed for $38 Mil Weekend Win, 'Annabelle' Tops Friday Box Office

    Ben Affleck's star power is clearly here to stay. "Gone Girl" opened to $13.2 million Stateside on Friday, on its way to a higher-than-anticipated $38 million this weekend. Although the thriller stands to come out on top this weekend, it was overtaken...
  • Social Media Buzz: Chatter Puts 'Gone Girl' Ahead of 'Annabelle' at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • TV This Week Oct. 5 - 11: 'Homeland' on Showtime

    TV This Week Oct. 5 - 11: 'Homeland' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY "Bob's Burgers" cooks up a fresh batch of...
  • Box Office: 'Annabelle' Tops 'Gone Girl' with $2.1 Million Thursday Night

    "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 haunted doll tale "Annabelle," a...
  • 'Gone Girl' powers up with formidable women taking lead

    'Gone Girl' powers up with formidable women taking lead
    There was one line Ben Affleck didn't want to deliver in the new movie "Gone Girl," according to director David Fincher: "I'm so sick and tired of being picked apart by women." In the scene a woman is, in fact, filleting Affleck's character, weary...
  • 'Gone Girl' author on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

    Why did Gillian Flynn get to adapt her best-selling "Gone Girl" for the movies -- a rarity for authors? "I thought it was a good script," director David Fincher ("The Social Network") tells Rita Braver on "CBS Sunday Morning" this weekend. "It's as...
  • Movie review: 'Gone Girl'

    Movie review: 'Gone Girl'
    David Fincher's film version of the Gillian Flynn bestseller "Gone Girl" is a stealthy, snake-like achievement. It's everything the book was and more — more, certainly, in its sinister, brackish atmosphere dominated by mustard-yellow fluorescence,...
  • 'Gone Girl,' 'Annabelle' neck and neck for No. 1 spot at box office

    A prequel to “The Conjuring” about a haunted doll and a David Fincher thriller will fight for the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend. David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” is expected to gross as much as $25 million, according...
  • Jennifer Garner blames old lice episode for missing Clooney's wedding

    Jennifer Garner blames old lice episode for missing Clooney's wedding
    Blame it on the lice! Jennifer Garner faulted the little critters for not getting an invitation to George Clooney's Venetian wedding. The "Men Women & Children" star, 42, who is married to Clooney's "Argo" collaborator Ben Affleck, stopped by "The...