Review: The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves Stars: Colin Farrell, Zoë Kravitz, Robert Pattinson Somewhere in Los Angeles, in between all the traffic, smog and pitch meetings, there's a courier driving to David Fincher's house. Their cargo? Two hundred bouquets of red roses. Dozens of dozens. Enough to fill a van. Has someone made a mistake? Valentine's Day was …

Review: Mank

Director: David Fincher Stars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Tuppence Middleton Thanks to his episodic endeavours for Netflix - House of Cards but chiefly Mindhunter - it's been six long years since we were gifted A Film by David Fincher. The drought is up with this stylishly monochrome biopic of rummy Hollywood screenwriter Herman 'Mank' Mankiewicz. …

Review: Gone Girl

Director: David Fincher Stars: Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, Carrie Coon Gone Girl, the new film from director David Fincher, lives or dies, aptly, on appearances. The veneer of things. The assumption that what you can see is what something is. Watch the trailer and you'll be given the impression this is another Fincher procedural. Something …

Why I Love… #24: Zodiac

Year: 2007 Director: David Fincher Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal (Robert Greysmith), Mark Ruffalo (Inspector David Toschi), Robert Downey Jr. (Paul Avery), Anthony Edwards (Inspector William Armstrong), Chloe Sevigny (Melanie), John Carroll Lynch (Arthur Leigh Allen), Brian Cox (Melvin Belli) Genre: Crime Drama David Fincher makes beautiful looking films, but beautiful in a way different from most other A-list …

Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Director: David Fincher Stars: Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer ***originally written 30 December 2011*** If David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo achieves anything that Niels Arden Oplev’s movie doesn’t, it will hopefully be selling the idea to the rest of Hollywood that there is an audience for thoughtful, intelligent adult-orientated cinema again. …