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"Gone Girl" Film Review

"Gone Girl" (2014)
The highly-anticipated film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best -selling 2012 thriller, 'Gone Girl' is finally here. And it did not disappoint. Directed by David Fincher ('The Social Network, 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'), "Gone Girl" is, in a word,  phenomenal.

Fans of the book will certainly not be disappointed. While the film deviates from the novel in certain places, everything you loved is still there in Flynn's screenplay. The direction is razor-sharp, and the acting is great, as well. Ben Affleck has never been better as Nick Dunne, a man accused of killing his wife, and Rosamund Pike is electrifyingly brilliant as the wife, Amy Elliot Dunne. The supporting players are also quite effective, including Tyler Perry, Neil Patrick Harris, Kim Dickens, and standout Carrie Coon.

Even at two and a half hours, the film does not drag on at all. The twists and turns play out shockingly on the big screen. Without spoiling…

"Dallas" Fans Campaign to see the Beloved Show Return

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On Friday, TNT made the decision to cancel "Dallas" after three seasons. Now, obviously, the fans are not going to give up on the Ewings this easily. Already the huge fan base of the soapy reboot have mobilized, collected thousands of signatures, trended #SaveDallas, gotten encouragement from the cast, all in efforts to get another network or platform to pick up "Dallas" for a fourth season. There are no really obvious choices for a cable channel to pick up the show, returning to CBS after twenty years seems even less likely, so the best option is the Internet. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Yahoo! Screen are all amping up on their original programming, shows like "Arrested Development" and "Community" have been successfully revived online, so there's always hope "Dallas" will be next. Things we all can do in the meantime: Sign the Petition to TNT Channel · HELP SAVE DALLAS TNT · CausesTweet, Facebook, social media, and help ge…