Here is something you don’t come across every day. As we head into an Oscar season that is mostly going to be, once again, about white male protagonists it was refreshing to come across this site, Confessions of a Female Filmmaker and her review of The Dragon Tattoo. Nicole Davis is a 23 year old filmmaker who has wanted to be a director since she was 13. Here’s to hoping when the time comes the industry will be open and available for her. So much of success now is built on instant celebrity but here is a smart up and comer — we wish her the best. She writes about Dragon Tattoo:
Despite the big names involved in this film, don’t expect that traditional Hollywood gloss. This film is raw and some people might be a bit disturbed by a few scenes. As an adaptation, the film is great because it stands on its own as a great piece of art. Fincher is a master of capturing the under belly of modern culture, he does it so well in fact, that you wish you could live in the dark worlds he creates.
And about Rooney Mara: