Gone Girl: Adapting to Success
BY REBECCA BROWN The film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl by director David Fincher is a thrilling and eery representation of an incredible novel. Raking in over $136 million at the box office, this blockbuster has earned its spot as one of the top thrillers of 2014. The film succeeds in staying remarkably close to the book’s original plot, a pleasant change compared to many other book-to-screen adaptations, as author Gillian Flynn was given the rare opportunity to write the screenplay herself. Ben Affleck stars as Nick Dunne, delivering a believable representation of a brooding character you either love or hate. Alongside Affleck, Rosamund Pike stars as wife Amy…
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