2018 Emmys Snubs and Surprises

The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and with so many TV shows out there for us to binge, there were bound to be some snubs. But thankfully, along with some of the TV shows and talents that didn’t get recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, there were also some surprises that we weren’t expecting to land nominations.

Let’s run through a list of some of the 2018 Emmys snubs and surprises below. Read More »

mindhunter video

One of the memorable aspects of the David Fincher-produced serial killer drama Mindhunter is the incredible performance of Cameron Britton. Britton plays real-life serial killer Ed Kemper, and his work on the show is chilling and attention-grabbing. In a new Mindhunter video, Britton shows us his transformation into the character.

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Mindhunter takes

David Fincher‘s love of shooting many, many takes of one scene until he gets what he wants is well-documented. While discussing his Netflix serial killer series Mindhunter, Fincher revealed he shot one nine-minute scene a whopping 75 times.

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‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Officially Announced by Netflix

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Mindhunter, the Netflix drama series about the early days of criminal profiling that features David Fincher behind the camera and Jonathan Groff in front of it, has been officially renewed for a second season. While Netflix hasn’t been quite as brazen with its renewals in the past year or so, this news shouldn’t come as much of a surprise – the series did what the best TV shows do and dominated the pop culture conversation for a solid window when it premiered last month.

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Mindhunter Ed Kemper

Mindhunter, the new Netflix show from producer David Fincher, continues to have life long after its premiere date. While most Netflix shows have a tendency to fade from the zeitgeist after their initial binge-filled weekend, Mindhunter lingers, with more and more people discovering the serial killer drama every day. With these discovers often comes a question: just how accurate is this show? A new video shows that the answer is “very accurate.”

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Fincher

David Fincher has seemingly given more interviews in the last week than he has for almost his entire career. The acclaimed filmmaker is out promoting his new Netflix series Mindhunter, and in the course of the promotion he’s given insight into various facets of his career, both past and future. Fincher recently revealed why he turned down Star Wars, gave details on what happened to his HBO series Utopia, and offered an update on World War Z 2.

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David Fincher video essay

What makes David Fincher such an acclaimed filmmaker? What is it about his style and grasp of material that makes some cinephiles go nuts and sing his praises? A new video may have just discovered Fincher’s secret: he hijacks your eyes with the use of camera movement. Watch the David Fincher video essay below.

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David Fincher movies

With his new Netflix series Mindhunter creating quite a stir, David Fincher seems to be everywhere lately, expounding on both the show and his career. Over the course of the Mindhunter promotional tour, Fincher took time to point out the problems with modern movies. And since he’s very good at what he does, his is an opinion probably worth listening to.

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Mindhunter behind the scenes

Netflix’s excellent new serial killer drama Mindhunter is currently available to stream in all its dark, brooding glory. The series, with multiple episodes directed by David Fincher, features an overly cinematic look and feel that goes worlds beyond standard TV. A new video from Adobe looks at the behind-the-scenes editing work that goes into creating the overall look of Mindhunter.

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I have yet to watch Netflix’s new thriller series Mindhunter, but /Film’s own Chris Evangelista wrote a rave review of the first season, which debuted a few days ago. In his conclusion, he noted that the show’s true crime roots and its late ’70s setting leave the door open for a number of possibilities for future seasons. And now we know where the second season is heading.

Mindhunter season 2 will examine a string of 28 murders (mostly children and adolescents) that rocked Atlanta, Georgia between 1979 and 1981. While the show itself is heavily fictionalized, it looks like real-world crimes will continue to inspire its storytelling and characters for the foreseeable future.

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