David Fincher

Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Script Was Reportedly Inspired By David Fincher’s ‘The Game’
Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Script Was Reportedly Inspired By David Fincher’s ‘The Game’
That headline is probably the most unlikely (and totally bonkers) series of words you’ll read this week. (Hopefully. It’s only Wednesday.) Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of The Game; to celebrate, we ran a feature on what is perhaps David Fincher’s most underrated film. As it turns out, that film reportedly inspired Ben Affleck’s screenplay for The Batman, which Matt Reeves tossed out when he replaced Affleck as director of the Dark Knight’s upcoming solo adventure.
How David Fincher and a Script Mistake Made ‘Se7en’ a Modern Classic
How David Fincher and a Script Mistake Made ‘Se7en’ a Modern Classic
21 years ago, audiences were floored by David Fincher’s Se7en, the compelling psychological crime thriller which became an instant classic thanks, in part, to a particularly twisted ending. But that ending, box and all, almost didn’t happen. In a new interview, screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker reveals some interesting trivia about Fincher’s classic, which never would have achieved that status had he received the correct draft of Walker’s script.
10 ‘House of Cards’ Facts to Whip Your Netflix Vote
10 ‘House of Cards’ Facts to Whip Your Netflix Vote
Netflix's House of Cards seems tailor-made for the intricacy of American politics, but did you know the series originated in the U.K., or as a book before that? Or that much of the series subs in Baltimore, Maryland for Washington D.C.? Mind the train tracks for our 17th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which claws up the political food chain for Netflix's House of Cards!