Gone Girl

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Gone Girl and Cocktail actor Lisa Banes, 65, dies after scooter collision in New York
The veteran actor, who featured in numerous US TV shows as well as on Broadway, was the victim of a hit and run

Catherine Shoard

15, Jun, 2021 @10:38 AM

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'It sickens me': Gillian Flynn slams Gone Girl theory in missing woman case
Lawyer for Jennifer Dulos’s husband is exploring whether her disappearance is a ‘Gone Girl-type case’, provoking fury of author behind book

Alison Flood

08, Jul, 2019 @2:50 PM

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2018: the year in pop culture
Featuring Cardi B, Sting and Shaggy, Sharp Objects, Teddy from Atlanta, bad sex, Hereditary, Black Panther’s influence, and... dogs

Issy Sampson, Steve Rose, Fiona Sturges, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Gavin Haynes and Rebecca Nicholson

22, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The perfect crimes: why thrillers are leaving other books for dead
While literary novels are sidelined, crime fiction is fast developing as the most versatile narrative of our times

Henry Sutton

14, Apr, 2018 @11:05 PM

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Daniel Mallory: ‘Without Gone Girl I’d never have written this book’
Having written his debut novel in total secrecy and published it under a pseudonym, Daniel Mallory has been astounded that The Woman in the Window has created a worldwide bidding frenzy. Tim Adams meets novelist as he steps out of the shadows

Tim Adams

14, Jan, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Girl on the Train beats Bridget Jones's Baby – and Gone Girl – in UK
Thriller starring Emily Blunt grabs the top spot with £6.9m in takings, trumping Gone Girl’s opening, while Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie reports rapid sellouts

Charles Gant

11, Oct, 2016 @4:12 PM

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How we got to The Girl on the Train – the rise of the psychological thriller
Ahead of a new TV adaptation of Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone, John Mullan explains how The Girl on the Train’s themes of adultery, murder and secret identity are rooted in the Victorian era

John Mullan

08, Oct, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Why The Girl on the Train heralds the return of the Hitchcockian thriller
The spirit of Alfred Hitchcock has returned to push filmgoers back to the edge of their seats with the release of a set of suspenseful new films but why does Hollywood keep returning to his template?

Guy Lodge

05, Oct, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Read it and keep: is it time to reassess the 'beach read'?
Derided and maligned as cheap and cheerful summer flings, in truth, the best summer reads have always been much more than a passing holiday romance

Michelle Dean

02, Jun, 2016 @1:00 PM

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Dark Places review – sibling thriller verges on the silly
Charlize Theron stars in this creaky satanic mystery adaptation from Gone Girl author, Gillian Flynn

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

24, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Eureka! From Gone Girl to the selfie stick – how one great idea can change your life
Tinder, Cronuts, emoji, Gogglebox ... one ingenious idea can set you up for life. Here, 11 creators share the story of their success

Various contributors

06, Nov, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Return to Sender review – assured revenge thriller
Gone Girl’s Rosamund Pike brings icy zeal to her role as a rape survivor who starts visiting her assailant in jail

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

24, May, 2015 @7:00 AM

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