The best director race this year has become much closer now that Tom Hooper from The King's Speech scooped up the Director's Guild Award – a common indicator of the Best Directing Oscar winner. There are some pundits who still believe The Social Network's David Fincher is the man to beat come February 27th.
It's a docu–drama about computer programming. It's a morality play, a coming of age story, and a courtroom drama. All of which plays out like a suspenseful psychological thriller.
Is it the best movie of the year? Could be. But it is definitely the most important movie of the year.
Why? Because it is us. It is now.
Back in February, ShowbizMonkeys.com was once again invited to hit up the red carpet at the Academy Awards. But just like last year, we weren't given access for the official pre-show arrivals. That didn't stop us from seeing a few stars and getting to ask a few questions, though.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is based around a love story, a true love story about compassion, companionship and loyalty. There is no room for regrets. Things happen and you deal with them as they come.
It's been several years since David Fincher grossed and creeped us out with Se7en and exemplified unreliable narration and left us asking "did you see that frame" in regards to Fight Club.
David Fincher is one of those directors that, if you are a movie fan, you always want to see his latest project.