David Fincher

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Alien 3 at 30: David Fincher’s divisive threequel remains a fascinating failure
The first-time film-maker memorably disowned his grim and grimy Alien movie but a devoted fanbase insists it’s better than its bad reputation

Noah Gittell

22, May, 2022 @5:27 AM

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Fight Club author praises Chinese cut of film: ‘Super wonderful!’
Chuck Palahniuk described the plot change, which involves police foiling an anarchist conspiracy, as aligning more closely to his original novel than David Fincher’s film

Catherine Shoard

27, Jan, 2022 @2:50 PM

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David Fincher and Trent Reznor on Mank: 'People were like: Huh. This is very niche'
The director and the rock star composer have now collaborated on four films and discuss their work on the overwhelming Oscar favourite, plus why Bird Box made no sense and whether Fight Club could come to Broadway

Ryan Gilbey

25, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Comfort food: the Oscars nominations are not nearly as radical as they think they are
David Fincher’s frontrunner Mank is a brilliant but nostalgic choice, while there are no nominations for stunning sexual politics drama The Assistant

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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The full list of 2021 Oscars nominations
From Mank to Judas and the Black Messiah, all the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which take place on 25 April

Guardian film

15, Mar, 2021 @1:11 PM

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Rocks on! The Baftas' diversity push has been brilliantly vindicated | Peter Bradshaw
A British coming-of-age drama about inner-city schoolgirls leads the lack of nominations and four female directors are shortlisted, meaning whatever Bafta has done behind the scenes has worked

Peter Bradshaw

09, Mar, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Ten female directors make 2021 Baftas shortlist
Of the 20 films in director category, half have a female director or co-director, but there’s little love for Da 5 Bloods or Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Catherine Shoard

04, Feb, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Death! Dancing! Drinking! The best movie moments of 2020
From an unusual first kiss to a horrifying shock death, Guardian writers pick their most impactful big screen bits of the year

Adrian Horton, Guy Lodge, Charles Bramesco, Beatrice Loayza, Steve Rose, Radheyan Simonpillai, Pamela Hutchinson, Jordan Hoffman, Benjamin Lee, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

24, Dec, 2020 @8:17 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK: the full list
It’s number one time, and it’s a picture from the beginning of the year that nothing else has quite eclipsed for wit, thrills and sheer watchability

Andrew Pulver

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the US: No 8 – Mank
David Fincher’s first film for Netflix was a visually breathtaking look at boozehound screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz

Andrew Pulver

09, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK, No 9: Mank
David Fincher’s take on how Citizen Kane was made caused controversy but his loving tribute to the writer Herman J Mankiewicz is a visually stunning triumph

Andrew Pulver

08, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Mank review: David Fincher's sumptuous ode to old Hollywood
Gary Oldman plays Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz in Fincher’s stagey, method-style drama

Wendy Ide

05, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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