Weekend Movie Guide: The Angelic Rosamund Pike Stars In ‘Gone Girl’

Opening Everywhere: Gone Girl, Annabelle

Opening Somewhere: Left Behind, The Good Lie

FilmDrunk Suggests: Gone Girl looks pretty legit, despite the presence of Tyler Perry, while Annabelle is a groundbreaking movie about a scary doll. Choose wisely.

Gone Girl

Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 86% critics, 93% audience

Gratuitous Review Quotes:

The film’s stabs at social commentary — the constant barrage of tabloid TV coverage — are crushingly obvious. – Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor

Once you release the movie from the demand that it be significant, there are a number of achievements. – Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post

Armchair Analysis: A lot of people keep telling me I should read the book first and then see the movie. Sure. Good luck with that. I’m pretty sure the book doesn’t have pictures of Rosamund Pike.


Rotten Tomatoes Scores: 30% critics, 61% audience

Gratuitous Review Quotes:

What we mostly get in Annabelle is what we’ve gotten from so many other horror films: creaking floors, funky white-robed figures, home appliances that go off on their own, mysterious writing that shows up in mysterious places. – Bilge Ebiri, Vulture