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'Gone Girl' and 'The Judge' put popcorn spin on adult drama
'Gone Girl' and 'The Judge' put popcorn spin on adult drama

Two of the movies likely to make noise at the box office this weekend are David Fincher's marital murder mystery "Gone Girl," which hit theaters last Friday, and David Dobkin's father-son legal yarn "The Judge," which opened this Friday. After a summer of spectacle-driven tent-pole movies, and amid the onset of annual holiday fluff, Hollywood usually offers an antidote — or at least an alternative — in the form of weighty, prestigious drama — films like "12 Years a Slave" and "The King's Speech," to name some recent examples. But "Gone Girl" and "The Judge" take a different tack with adult...

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