Doug’s Book Reviews: The Girl on the Train (2015)

In preparation for the film adaptation being released in October, I decided to read the 2015 bestseller The Girl on the Train from author Paula Hawkins. Is this the next Gone Girl or is it just a weak knockoff? Continue reading

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Episode 51: Gone Girl / The Good Lie / The Book of Life

Episode 51In Episode 51, Doug and Dirty A delve into David Fincher‘s latest Gone Girl before covering The Good Lie and delivering an early review of The Book of Life. Be warned, the Gone Girl review goes into heavy spoilers (11:26 – 31:52). Then, Doug and Dirty A give their picks from Fincher’s filmography. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Gone Girl

gone_girl_ver2_xlgLike his 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Director David Fincher’s Gone Girl is a very faithful interpretation of the source material. Of course, it helps a bit when the novel’s author is also the screenwriter. What Fincher and Author Gillian Flynn have created for audiences is not just a great movie, but the first must-see film of the fall. Continue reading

Doug’s Fall 2014 Movie Preview

CoverI compiled a list of films that I want to see for the last third of the year and came up with thirty-six titles. Unfortunately, I just don’t have the time to churn out an article of that size right now—self-publishing your first novel is a time-drain, kids. So instead, I selected thirteen films that I’m most looking forward to from September through December. As I’ve done with all my preview features in the past, I’ll list the titles in current release date order, but the one I’m most excited for rhymes with “winter cellar.” Continue reading