Film Review: Gone Girl

Posted on by 5WC in Film

It seems that Gone Girl, David Fincher’s adaptation for the big screen of Gillian Flynn’s novel, is fast becoming this year’s “water-cooler” film. Everybody seems to want to see it, and everybody seems to want to talk about it, discuss it, or has an opinion on it. And every conversation starts with the words “I can’t say much as I don’t want to spoil the ending but…”.

People are also saying that this isn’t a “date” film, or a film to see with your loved ones, in fact, this is a film that apparently borders on the ” if you are romantically involved with anybody, watch this purely on your own” due to the way is systematically tears apart your trust and belief in love, relationships and confidence, leaving you confused and scared that secretly you’re not part of either a twisted game, or being destroyed by a psychopath. Read more