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David Fincher Sees the World in Two Colors: Yellow and Blue

If you’re watching a David Fincher movie, the world is probably looking very dingy and yellow—unless, of course, it looks chilly and blue. Whether his characters are duking it out in Fight Club, enjoying a quiet breakup dinner in The Social Network, or stealthily plotting to murder each other in Gone Girl, everything they do goes through one of these two filters. We’ve affectionately dubbed this stylistic choice “the Fincher Palette” in this video, which assembles some of the best examples side by side.