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Pretty Baby: An Interview With Mary Kubica

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.20.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl and the newly released Pretty Baby, takes readers through suspenseful twists and turns after a chance meeting between two women on a train platform. Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will appreciate this interesting take on the thin line that separates sanity and darker impulses

Psychology in Fiction

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Over the last few years, I've been writing fiction. For decades, I've been a psychiatrist. As a novelist, I now write with a reader's sensibility, and read with a writer's eye. I'm struck by the degree to which fiction and psychology share certain crucial elements.

Gillian Flynn's 'Dark Places' Adaptation Has a Casting Problem

Lara Zarum | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Lara Zarum

The public's obsession with not just missing girls but pretty, palatable missing girls is a through-line in Flynn's work. A female victim is immeasurably more sympathetic if she's adorable.

Study Explains Why Some Movies Are So Freakin' Scary

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts

It may not’ve been your favorite movie to release last year, but chances are, if you went to see David Fincher’s film adaptation of &ldqu...

David Fincher Said He'd Be 'Suspicious' If He Were Ben Affleck's Wife

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment

David Fincher thought Ben Affleck was so convincing as a liar in "Gone Girl" that he said he would be "suspicious" of the actor if he were Affleck's ...

Adultery? For Me, It's a Big Yawn

Roz Warren | Posted 06.12.2015 | Books
Roz Warren

There's plenty of great literature about infidelity. But there's a whole lot of not-so-great literature as well. It's a basic fall-back plot device for just about everyone who wants to write a novel. And I say enough.

Charlize Theron Meets The Kill Club In New 'Dark Places' Clip

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment

In "Dark Places," the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, Charlize Theron plays Libby Day, the famous survivor of her family's ...

Placebo Is No Aspirin, But It's a Solid Dose of Reality

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Louise strolls into Jonathan's apartment, awkward and exhausted. She's still wearing her white lab coat from work. In fact, she almost never takes it off. It's her good luck charm, her safety blanket that gets her through days of sexually stimulating rats for research.

Feb.1 -- Finnish Indie-Virtuosos Award -- Rosamund Pike, J.K. Simmons, David Oyelowo -- Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sally Fay | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

On Sunday, February 1st, I was in "the first audience to see" the World Premiere of an independent film from Finland called "Eila, Rampe and Baby Girl...

8 Thrilling Books To Fill The 'Gone Girl' Void

Tina Seskis | Posted 04.19.2015 | Books
Tina Seskis

Lately it seems that the phenomenal success of Gone Girl has turned a whole new audience onto unsympathetic protagonists who are unreliable narrators ...

Grippando's Cane and Abe Is Too Similar to Gone Girl

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.06.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

James Grippando has a new novel out and for him it must be the best of times and the worst of times. Its the best of times because his story, CANE & ABE, is being compared to GONE GIRL.

Claire Fallon

Why Everyone's Talking About 'The Girl On The Train'

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Books

When Gone Girl burst onto the scene in 2012, with its intoxicating tale of marriage gone wrong and its fist-pump-inducing rant on the Cool Girl, the s...

Sasha Bronner

Reese Witherspoon Started Her Own Company Because Women 'Deserve Better'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon is a woman who leads by example. Two years ago, she started her own production company after seeing six of her favorite actresses "f...

2015 Oscar Nominations: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

We've now had months of delightful Oscar speculation: Who's in? Who's out? Who will have the honor of walking the Red Carpet next month, and who will have to watch the Oscars from home?

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Earns Surprise WGA Nomination

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

The Writers Guild of America has unveiled the nominees for its 2015 prizes. Most of the finalists were expected, but box-office behemoth "Guardians of...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These Movies Will Win Best Picture

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing e...

Erin Whitney

These Were The Best Movie Moments Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment

If going to the movies had an instant-replay feature, Matthew McConaughey sobbing in "Interstellar," Rosamund Pike delivering the iconic Cool Girl spe...

The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

2014's Biggest Moments Get 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Treatment

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

From Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie to the anticipated release of "Gone Girl" to Kim Kardashian's now infamous Paper magazine photo shoot, 2014 proved...

Matthew Jacobs

The 22 Best Movies Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

Nine official adaptations, three moving romances, two historical dramas, and one horrifying storybook are among some of the films on HuffPost Ente...

'Birdman' Tops Golden Globe Nominations

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Peter Krause and Paula Patton had the honor of having impeccable hair and makeup by 5:20 a.m. PT on Thursday morning to...

Playing the Cardboard Cool Girl in a Relationship

Jacqueline Gualtieri | Posted 02.02.2015 | College
Jacqueline Gualtieri

Girls, stop trying to play the cool girl, and boys, stop buying it. A relationship is based on people being with each other, caring about each other, and being willing to dig deeper than just what's on the surface.

Copycat Culture: Adapting to a World of Adaptations

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 01.18.2015 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

When it comes to fiction -- which today includes television, movies, video games, and other narrative media -- copying someone else's ideas is nothing new.

Matt Damon Jokes About Seeing Ben Affleck Naked Before 'Gone Girl'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

While the whole world may have been shocked to see Ben Affleck in the buff in "Gone Girl," there was one person who wasn't too fazed. Affleck's fri...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 1

Digital Book World | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

Gillian Flynn's hit Gone Girl trades places with Gray Mountain by John Grisham, ending its six-week run at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.