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“Anyone who spends a significant amount of time with me finds me disagreeable.”
He has taken on too much. Det. David Mills (Brad Pitt), deliberately uprooting his wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), from upstate and dragging her to this lurid hellhole, all out of a naïve desire to save the world. So much ambition, he nearly chokes on it. So much chatter, he sucks all the air from the room.
Det. William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) long ago…
Honest Abe killing vamps with a big ole' axe. Whiplash. Awful teeth. Mommy dearest. George Washington smoked and grew strong ganja according to Dazed and Confused and chopped down a cherry tree. Abe Lincoln stalked and killed vamps. It all makes sense to me. Dead tits. Missing eyeball. I think the vamps are on steroids. Piss pot. Vampire sunscreen? Honest Abe wasn't born with a beard? Dominic Cooper plays a hilarious scene stealing bootleg Mr. Miyagi. Benjamin Walker the actor…
Gone Girl is an exceedingly maniacal game of manipulation on two fronts: both wrapped within the chilling narrative as a dastardly puzzle revealing the fake personas and fantasies that people box themselves into, along with aesthetically, as director David Fincher is able to play his audience as evilly and playfully as anyone can. Fincher, and writer Gillian Flynn, peel back the layers of deception to unveil more deception, and at its heart, a challenging, mustered-shaded deconstruction of modern married life…