Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Fight Club



1999 American Feature

Cast: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf Aday and Jared Leto
Director: David Fincher
Writer: Jim Uhls, based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk

Synopsis:
An insomniac corporate drone meets roguish rebel Tyler Durden and together they form a cathartic but brutal underground society in which men fight each other.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 8.9 /10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 81% / Audience: 95%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 66% / Audience: 9.1 %
  • OMG rating: 6/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Academy Award nomination for Best Sound Effects Editing.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club was first published in 1996. Palahniuk has stated that he found the film to be an improvement on his novel. In 2013, he announced that a sequel was in the works that will take the form of a serialized graphic novel.
  • Potential Directors: Danny Boyle, Peter Jackson and Bryan Singer.
  • Casting Call: Matt Damon, Russell Crowe, Janeane Garofalo, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courtney Love, Sean Penn, Winona Ryder and Reese Witherspoon.
  • Director David Fincher copied the homoerotic overtones from the novel to "make audiences uncomfortable" and keep them from anticipating the twist ending.

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