I finally got around to watching Gone Girl and it was fantastic. I'd usually expect a movie like it to be full of suspense - but it was not, instead it told the story in an interesting way and kept me curious the whole time. Great characters, intriguing story, and yet another awesome soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Recommendations all around.
Oh, and I'd seen X-Men: Days of Future Past as well, it was... messy, to say the least, but hell if it wasn't entertaining. I'm not sure where they were going with it to begin with, or where the X-Men movies are going as a whole...
What I really liked about Gone Girl, and many people won't agree with me on this, is the ending.
Starting with their argument,
These "most fucked-up people I've ever met" are inextricably stuck with each other. He can't leave her, and she can't lay a hand on him. Stalemate.Amy Dunne: I'm the cunt you married. The only time you liked yourself was when you were trying to be someone this cunt might like. I'm not a quitter, I'm that cunt. I killed for you; who else can say that? You think you'd be happy with a nice Midwestern girl? No way, baby! I'm it.