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“Fight Club” turns 10 / Director David Fincher Reflects

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A decade after Brad Pitt and Edward Norton punched their way into our hearts, director David Fincher talks to Paul Cullum about his macho masterpiece here. Fight Club is also now on Blu-Ray, definitely going to get that! Amazon.

Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War’s a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.

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Written by Ali's Basement

November 13, 2009 at 10:00 am

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