Though it’s sure to be a blockbuster, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo has to be one of the oddest marquee Christmas releases in recent memory. Completely devoid of holiday cheer, this is the rapiest, Naziest movie you’re likely to see this December and a great dark escape from family gatherings if you’re in need of one. It’s a trashy thriller, but with director David Fincher (Se7en, Fight Club, and er The Social Network) calling the shots, at least it’s arty trash.
David Fincher emerged into the filmmaking out of the cesspool of music videos when MTV was at its peak. At the time, so many music video directors delivered empty, flashy fluff when they got into movies that he was a rare exception to rule who gave his promo compatriots a good name. Over the years, … Read more