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12 Best Films of 21st Century

Time to revisit 'Mulholland Drive'

(Newser) - BBC set out to find the best films of the 21st century by polling 177 critics around the world. They've decided that David Lynch's 2001 film Mulholland Drive is the one most likely to end up a classic, as it sits atop the list of 100. The... More »

Gone Girl a Mostly Thrilling Thriller

Film based on popular Gillian Flynn novel will leave viewers unsettled

(Newser) - "Chilling," "unsettling," and "manipulative" is what critics are saying about Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as Nick and Amy, a husband and wife trying to make it in a small town in Missouri—just the type of descriptors you probably want for... More »

Dragon Tattoo Looks Good, Lacks Depth

Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara star in David Fincher's adaptation

(Newser) - David Fincher's adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is a mostly faithful retelling of Stieg Larsson's novel: A young hacker and a journalist team up to solve the mystery of a girl's disappearance. The film is visually impressive, and Rooney Mara is compelling—but the... More »

Netflix Going After Original TV Series

Hopes to be the first to air new David Fincher/Kevin Spacey show

(Newser) - Is Netflix the next HBO? The company’s in talks to be the first to distribute a new original series directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey, sources tell the Wall Street Journal . Netflix is reportedly prepared to pay more than $100 million for 26 episodes of the series,... More »

Meet the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: Rooney Mara

She may be unknown, but she was director's first choice

(Newser) - After weeks of speculation, we finally know who will play The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo...and it's not Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, or Kristen Stewart. No, the coveted role of hacker Lisbeth Salander went to relative unknown Rooney Mara, director David Fincher's first choice. Five things you should know... More »

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