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'Gone Girl' a chilly, precisely crafted thriller, reviews say
'Gone Girl' a chilly, precisely crafted thriller, reviews say

"Gone Girl" is one of the most anticipated movies of the fall, boasting a high-profile director in David Fincher, an A-list leading man in Ben Affleck, a rising star in Rosamund Pike and bestselling source material in Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name. The marital murder mystery doesn't hit theaters for another week, but reviews are already surfacing ahead of its bow at the New York Film Festival this evening. The verdict? Nearly every critic so far agrees that "Gone Girl" is an intricately crafted work, a faithful adaptation and a well-acted thriller. But if it mostly lives up to the hype, it has also — like some other Fincher films — left...

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