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We’re All Cool: The Fiction That is “The Cool Girl”

In her novel Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn defines the perfect girl of the twenty-first century. The novel’s primary female character Amy, has a long speech in which she details this perfect girl, a creature she calls the “cool girl.” 

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A Beautiful Decay: “Gone Girl” Soundtrack Haunts

If music plays as a source of emotion in film, this darkness and abyss of twisted mystery is best described through Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor’s score as the two show a great evolution from their previous work with David Fincher in “The Social Network” and “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.”

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Secrets Have a Way of Surfacing: “Gone Girl”

There is something hauntingly incongruous about the juxtaposition of lush, rolling green hills, leafy expanses of riverbank, and decaying Southern town with a sudden disappearance-feared-horrible-murder and yet director David Fincher manages to fit those things together flawlessly in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. If you haven’t read the book or seen the film please be aware that there may be spoilers in this review.

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