David Fincher may not have been nominated for "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," but several of his regular collaborators—including Jeff Cronenweth, Angus Wall, Kirk Baxter, and Ren Klyce—were. A look inside the Fincher machine.
Netflix is reportedly spending more than $100 million to license an original series by David Fincher and Kevin Spacey called "House of Cards." So it's no surprise the deal was a focus for Netflix investors during the company's earnings call on Monday.
CEO Reed Hastings told investors he wasn't interested in "creative risks." But his company is betting a rumored $100 million for 26 episodes of a series no one has seen—based largely on "intuition" and the reputations of David Fincher and Kevin Spacey.
People flipped out when Christopher Nolan wasn't nominated for an Oscar, but it was David Fincher — director of The Social Network — who really got robbed during Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony. Instead of rewarding the director of a diamond-flawless piece of innovative pop-cultural art, the Academy gave its imprimatur to the director of a well-mounted but utterly traditional costume drama.
Cameron Winklevoss dissects "The Social Network," and discusses how Facebook is only the first chapter in a story that will be defined by Olympic and entrepreneurial achievement. Part one of a two-part series.