If there’s one thing that The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has given us (and I’m including both the Swedish original and David Fincher’s recent blockbuster when I say this) it’s a new Goth poster-girl for the 21st century. Lisbeth Salander has not only shown the world that girls with ropey piercings and Misfits haircuts are hot, it’s that they can kick ass as well.
Damn you, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea…
In stripping back the Dragon Tattoo story to its bare bones and keeping our attention purely on its central players, David Fincher has created a sleek, sparse and visually arresting adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s opening gambit. Despite being hampered rather than helped by the narrative of their source material, the immensely creative team do an admirable job – underpinned by a stunning performance by star Rooney Mara. The question is – is this story really good enough for them?
It’s something to do with fishes.
“Feed me a stray Lion…”
They’re going to have a whale of a time.
The mighty Queen WILL have her film…
Antisocial behavioural disorders are so in this season.
Have we seen all of it now?
There’s no such thing as ‘too long’ where Daniel Craig is concerned…