Video shows how David Fincher keeps his audience omniscient

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Earlier today, we were treated to another thorough analysis of a director’s process when video blog “Every Frame a Painting” — which has taken a look at, among other things, Martin Scorsese’s use of silence and the history of texting in film — took on the timely subject of David Fincher’s work. Fincher, who most recently directed Gone Girl nd is known for his stylish, moody work, has described his process as being not about what he does with the camera but, rather, “what I don’t do.”

The video above, which was created by freelance video editor Tony Zhou, focuses on all the constraints Fincher places on himself, moving beyond flashier moments like the CGI title scene in Fight Club to analyze the director’s quieter and more telling…

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