To many, it's one of the decade's defining literary hits.
The two have been happily married for the past five years, quietly living in the suburbs of North Carthage, Missouri.
On the night of their five year anniversary, Nick comes home to discover the house has been vandalized, and, worst of all… Amy is missing. Did Nick kill his wife Amy in cold blood?
Gillian Flynn the author is brilliant. Because this happened this was also able to happen! What I also appreciated was the way Flynn and director David Fincher successfully mastered the art of misdirection in this story.
There are so many twists and surprises that I was kept guessing until the very end. The Characters and Their Development: In many films translated from books, a lot of what gives the novel wonder disappears. Sure, the basic gist of the story is still there like with the Harry Potter filmsbut some of the true essence and character development gets lost.
While I felt sorry for Nick for his wife being kidnapped, I also disliked him for how he reacted to the situation in the first place.
The way he portrays Nick Dunne his emotions or lack thereof, his entire personality is nothing short of incredible. The same can be said of Rosamund Pike as Amy. While she does not say much in the beginning of the film, her character develops more towards the end and her performance flourishes.
What viewers will have to deal with are some extreme moments of violence including a scene where a character slits a throat open with a knife and pools of blood are shown. Sexual content includes multiple scenes in flashbacks of a couple having different forms of sex in public places with accompanying sound effects.
A husband is shown cheating on his wife with another woman. A woman abuses herself, including jabs a hammer into her eye, causing a huge purple bruise. There is also a scene where a man throws a woman hard to the ground and in another he slams her head against the wall.
Another scene involves someone drawing their own blood in large quantities and pouring it onto the floor. Please be aware, I have not listed all of the violence. There is also some heavy profanity to deal with.
It is unfortunate that in our society the concept of adultery is becoming accepted and justified by some. The world seems to want adulterers to feel justified in their actions, whether they be for or against God. Here are just a few of the many Scriptures that touch on this: Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
And as a reminder to those who are not married: Conclusion With some serious, large amounts of editing, perhaps this film could have been recommendable, as the performances are good, the story serves its purpose well in the psychological thriller genre, and the characters are developed.
But morally, as it is, this movie is extremely offensive. Sexual content and nudity are ever present, scenes of violence are frequent some are very grossand profanity runs rampant. · "Gone Girl" is a nightmare of love gone cold and a relationship gone south, coupled with an elaborate revenge fantasy that both exploits and reclaims sexist images and assumptions.
It's also a film about a psychopath who turns an ordinary life into arteensevilla.com://arteensevilla.com ‘Gone Girl’s regressive tale of psychosexual anxiety is less a horror story than a state-of-the-nation address’ Published: 7 Feb Gone Girl, out now on DVD, Blu-ray & VODarteensevilla.com Roger Ebert on James Ivory's "Howards End".
Ballad of Narayama "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a . Gone Girl is a film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, directed by David Fincher and written by Gillian Flynn herself.
It stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as Nick and Amy Dunne, respectively, as well as Neil Patrick Harris as Desi Collings and Tyler Perry as Tanner arteensevilla.com://arteensevilla.com Oct 02, · Gone Girl, You and the Night, Draft Day and Life After Beth: the Guardian film show – video reviews She is Amy Dunne, a beautiful magazine writer married to fellow journalist Nick, played by Ben Affleck.4/5.
· A lady vanishes and is soon presumed dead, but it’s her marriage that winds up on the autopsy table in “Gone Girl,” David Fincher’s intricate and richly satisfying adaptation of Gillian arteensevilla.com