Tone humps a Nikon in this very stylish first-teaser for David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”. As against remakes as I am, I’m convinced Fincher’s anointment as the redoer of the Lisbeth Salander saga can only mean this’ll be one of those rare ones that warrants existence – much like Martin Scorsese’s bravura English-language remake of the equally-excellent “Infernal Affairs” (which, of course, wore the title “The Departed” in it’s remake form).
I love Fincher and have from the moment I walked out of “Se7en” with my friend Lisa. The film really rattled me. So much so I remember us really picking up pace as the shadows around us started to creep in on our walk back home. The man really set a mood with that movie – an ominous, rather disturbing one. And he’s done it over and over again since – from “The Game” to “Fight Club” and “Zodiac”, the man is a master storyteller; the antithesis of the point-and-shoot filmmaker.
Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara (she was the heroine of the recent, wretched “Nightmare on Elm Street” remake), Stellan Skarsgard, Embeth Davidtz (Bruce’s babe from “Army of Darkness”) and Christopher Plummer (General Chang!) star.
“Dragon Tattoo” series won’t be for everyone but those that love their mysteries, some of the ol’ noir efforts, and don’t need to be spoon-fed at all times, will enjoy the story – I know I did, and I know I’m ready and excited to experience it again…. only with some Led Zeppelin tunes to light the way!
Here’s the teaser which was leaked onto YouTube today :
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.