The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
“Having never seen the original Swedish trilogy, I can’t compare the two films. And having never read the books, I tried but found it to be incredibly dry for the brief page count I made it through, I can’t say how it compares either. In fact, the source material has never had much of an interest for me. I only saw this because I’m such a fan of David Fincher. And he delivers a solid film, but it’s by no means perfect and it feels strangely beneath his immense talents.
I won’t repeat the plot, which by now everyone should be at least vaguely familiar with, so instead I’d like to focus in on the technical aspects of the film. The film opens with a powerful bang that the rest of the film never quite matches. I’m, of course, talking about the opening title sequence in w” read more