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    10 Music Video Directors Turned Feature Filmmakers

    Many years ago, The Playlist started off as a blog dedicated to soundtracks, scores, music movies and the rest of the middle part of the Venn diagram where the worlds of music and film collided. Though we’ve evolved since then, that overlap is still something close to our hearts. One way those world...

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    The Playlist Team Picks Their 13 Scariest Movies

    On the off chance you haven't literally tripped over a pumpkin in the last five minutes, we're here to remind you that tonight we celebrate the single greatest excuse ever invented to get trashed and wear skimpy clothing: Halloween. But of course, in addition to its status for some as a nationwide n...

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    Producer Says David Fincher Is Averaging 50 Takes Per Scene Shooting 'Gone Girl'

    By this point, David Fincher's preference for shooting literally dozens of takes of a single scene is well known, and comes with the territory if you're going to sign on to work with him. Some actors have clearly gelled with the filmmaker, working with him more than once (Brad Pitt, Rooney Mara) whi...

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    David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Set for October 2014 Release UPDATED

    UPDATE: David Fincher's big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's mystery thriller "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, has settled on a release date. It's slated for October 3, 2014. This is the same weekend Fincher's Oscar-winning "The Social Network" (for Adapted Screenplay, Editin...

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    Oscar Bait? David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Sets Fall 2014 Release Date

    With production in full swing on David Fincher's "Gone Girl," he's now got a release date target to hit (and plenty of time to make it), with 20th Century Fox now slating the thriller for a prime awards season bow. Or is it?

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    Watch: First Footage From New 6K RED Dragon Camera That David Fincher Is Using For 'Gone Girl'

    While he's yet to make a big, summer tentpole, if and when he does, there few filmmakers who have such a keen grasp on current, cutting edge technology than David Fincher. Whether aging Brad Pitt backwards, virtually creating double Armie Hammers, or recreating the 1970s San Francisco skyline, Finch...

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    In the Works: David Fincher, Kim Jee-woon and David Yates Set to Direct Long-Awaited Graphic Novel Adaptations

    Big news this week for comics lovers. Three graphic novel adaptations have found their top international directors. David Fincher is attached to "Black Hole," Kim Jee-woon will direct "Coward" and David Yates is on board to helm "Who Is Jake Ellis?"

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    David Fincher's 'Black Hole' Back On At Brad Pitt's Plan B, Slate Also Includes New Film From Taika Waititi

    Not to be mistaken with the 1979 Disney film turned upcoming Joseph Kosinski remake, author Charles Burns' “Black Hole” remains one of the great adaptations lying in wait. Published between 1995 and 2005, the highly acclaimed graphic novel drew attention from Hollywood immediately, with Paramount sn...

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    'Breaking Bad,' 'House Of Cards' & 'Behind The Candelabra' Among Big Emmy Winners

    Last night TV's finest -- which these days tends to include some of movie's finest too -- gathered for the Emmy Awards, while the the rest of us stayed glued to "Breaking Bad" and to some extent, the series finale of "Dexter." Either way, both options were better than that dubstep dance routine to "...

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    James Cameron Calls 'Gravity' The "Best Space Film Ever"; Plus Watch George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Talk Film At Venice

    Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's long awaited (seven years since "Children of Men!") return to the big screen with the deep-space-set "Gravity" grows like an exploding star as we countdown to the movie's October debut (you can read our Venice Film Festival review here). In fact, the only way we...

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