Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo: What it Feels Like for a Girl

Men Who Hate Women. That’s what Stieg Larsson called his book, which then became The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. To know this story is to know Larsson. If you forget about him, the key to this story is lost. The story is about men who hate women and the women who fight...
Posted On 31 Dec 2011

Dragon Tattoo Review from Confessions of a Female Filmmaker

  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...
Posted On 25 Dec 2011

“Critical Consensus” takes on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

IndieWire’s bi-weekly feature “Critical Consensus” asks EW’s Owen Gleiberman and Elle magazine’s Karen Durbin about The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and the culture of Top 10 lists. It’s a great discussion, worth your time to read to to bottom....
Posted On 21 Dec 2011

Academy Members Hipper Than Previously Thought, Also Dragon Tattoo Earns Rare Four Star Review from Berardinelli

According to Steve Pond over at The Wrap, David Fincher’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s opening sequence drew applause — CK Dexter Haven you have unsuspected depth! — this year, because of last year’s win, the Academy are expected to like their...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011

MTV Names Dragon Tattoo Number One Film of 2011

Exclusive from the Hollywood Reporter: “We all fell in love with this movie from the moment we saw it,” MTV News’ Josh Horowitz tells The Hollywood Reporter. “We all love the work of David Fincher, we all were blown away by Rooney Mara, in this amazing performance of this...
Posted On 16 Dec 2011

EW’s Owen Gleiberman’s Dragon Tattoo Review – A

The first flat out rave in the mainstream press for David Fincher’s Dragon Tattoo — Owen Gleiberman’s A grade – the whole review is worth reading, but I liked these two paragraphs: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo gives off a ripely kinky, menacing glow. It...
Posted On 13 Dec 2011

Trent Reznor & Karen O: “We’ve made Zep more aggressive”

Just a brief supplement to Sasha’s post about Reznor & Ross below. Different enough to merit a second headline. First, you can download 6 free tracks from the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack at this link. On that page you’ll also find a portal for ordering the full...
Posted On 10 Dec 2011

The Trent Reznor / Atticus Ross Dragon Tattoo Score is Astounding

You might as well know now that I think what they’re going to be putting out there is unlike anything I’ve ever seen a composer do with a film score, at least in my lifetime.  I really do think that Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ score for The Social Network...
Posted On 10 Dec 2011

Free Screenings for Dragon Tattoo Pop Up

You have to follow @mouthtapedshut to get the info but they’ve been slowly announcing the open windows for picking up your free tickets to screenings of David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. They just opened up in Los Angeles if you go to the AMC 150250...
Posted On 10 Dec 2011

Sneak Peek at David Denby’s Embargo-Breaking Dragon Tattoo review

The New York Post’s Lou Lumenick writes up the only piece of news about the story that broke this morning, which was Sony announcing that the New Yorker’s David Denby was planning on breaking the imposed embargo on reviews for Dragon Tattoo. As far as we know,...
Posted On 04 Dec 2011