David Fincher's upcoming adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is considered the most-anticipated movie being released this winter. The book by Stieg Larsson focuses on the search for a serial killer by a journalist and his computer hacker friend. As Larsson’s rabid fanbase can attest, it’s material that’s practically screaming to be put on-screen. Unfortunately Fincher’s version is still weeks away from release, so we put together a list of movies for anyone anxiously waiting for their Dragon Tattoo fix.
Read What to Watch While Waiting for Dragon Tattoo >> Posted 12.01.11 by reelz
The theatrical release of director David Fincher's new thriller, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, is less than three weeks away and the picture gallery of the official website for the movie has just been updated with dozens of new images. Based on the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson's international bestseller, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo stars Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist who seeks refuge from a libel conviction on a remote Swedish island where the unsolved murder of a young girl isn't the only secret being kept by the island's rich and powerful residents. Fittingly, the cryptic new images of people, places and objects in the movie do nothing to further explain the plot, but instead seem more like the sort of collection that someone investigating a crime might compile. more about the girl with the dragon tattoo >> Posted 12.01.11 by BrentJS
It hasn't been confirmed yet, but many sources have been reporting that Warner Bros. will debut a new trailer for director Christopher Nolan's highly-anticipated sequel to The Dark Knight in front of screenings of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. But, if you're a die-hard comic book movie fan and the two-week wait for the trailer's release feels agonizingly long, we have found something that should help tide you over. YouTube user LittleMissAngel16 recently uploaded an awesome trailer for The Dark Knight Rises that includes footage from all three of Nolan's Batman movies and is set to the pulse-pounding cover of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" by Trent Reznor and Karen O. that was used in the teaser trailer for director David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo adaptation. watch the mash-up trailer >> Posted 12.01.11 by BrentJS
When it comes to the promotional trailers for the upcoming American adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, no one can complain that they aren't long enough. An extended trailer for the movie was released in September totaling three and a half minutes of footage, over a minute more than the average trailer. With two TV spots released earlier this month, Sony has just released an extended TV spot as well, one that's over double the length of the typical TV spot.
While the motivation behind the studio's lengthy trailers is unknown, it could be a way to appease skeptical fans of the the best-selling novel by Stieg Larsson and/or the 2009 Swedish movie adaptation. In the recent issue of Entertainment Weekly, director David Fincher (The Social Network, Se7en) revealed that the movie is getting more than its fair share of scrutiny from the property's many admirers.
We've got something very simple to deliver on. A gigantic f***ing book that people have very rigid preconceived notions of, to the point that they actually take umbrage with a teaser poster. watch the spot >> Posted 11.15.11 by Ryan
The Oscars are still months away, but that doesn't mean we don't already have a surprisingly good idea what voters will be picking. A few of these pictures have already been released, but as usual most of the real front-runners have been kept for the final weeks of the year. The assumption is that voters usually choose whatever happened to be the last flick they saw in theaters (which, sadly, seems to be true in quite a few cases). The expanded Academy Awards Best Picture category once again means that up to 10 movies may be nominated.
We've made our predictions about which 10 movies will get Best Picture nominations, and ordered the list by likelihood of winning. We also pick five more that we think won't quite make the cut.
see our Best Picture Oscar predictions >> Posted 11.10.11 by reelz
There's already been quite a few trailers for the upcoming American remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, including an extended trailer released in September. With two new TV spots arriving online, each with snippets of new footage, we're hoping director David Fincher (The Social Network, Se7en) has saved something for audiences to watch in the theater.
For those that missed the 2009 Swedish adaptation and haven't read the best-selling novel by Stieg Larsson that inspired the movie, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo follows journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) as he joins forces with computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) to discover the truth about a 40-year-old disappearance of a young woman at the behest of successful businessman Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer). watch the spots >> Posted 11.01.11 by Ryan
Fans of the book (and the Swedish movie) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo know very well what Lisbeth Salander looks like. Author Stieg Larsson describes his heroine as a pale, anorexic young woman with short hair and a pierced nose and eyebrows, along with an assortment of tattoos, including that titular dragon tattoo on her left shoulder blade.
In David Fincher's upcoming adaptation of the books, Salander will be played by Rooney Mara. And after the world first saw Mara in full Salander regalia (short hair, tattoos, missing eyebrows), most critics were convinced she was right for the role. But could you imagine Scarlett Johansson in that role? Neither could we. ScarJo's audition and Mara's transformation >> Posted 10.17.11 by Chris
After releasing a long trailer at the end of last month, Columbia Pictures has released a new, international trailer for the remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. That makes three trailers total in the past four months.
The latest trailer focuses on the partnership between computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) and journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig), as the attempt to solve the 40-year-old disappearance of a young woman at the behest of successful businessman Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer). watch the trailer >> Posted 10.05.11 by Ryan
The first trailer for the American remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo made quite an impression with its staccato flashes of scenes edited to the beat of Trent Reznor and Karen O.'s rendition of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song," even being parodied in a recent trailer for The Muppets.
Fans of the international bestseller from late Swedish author Stieg Larsson and those that saw the 2009 Swedish adaptation may already be familiar with the storyline, which may be why director David Fincher (The Social Network, Se7en) chose to keep the trailer brief and without dialogue. The newly release second trailer, goes in the opposite direction entirely, more than doubling the length of the first trailer (a handful of moviegoers were lucky enough to see an eight-minute trailer) and giving audiences the first chance to see what Rooney Mara has done in the iconic role of computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (played by Noomi Rapace in the Swedish adaptations), who teams with journalist (Daniel Craig) to solve the 40-year-old disappearance of a young woman.
The role of Salander was a coveted one, but Craig needed little convincing that Mara was the right choice, telling MTV recently that Mara's performance in the movie is "spot-on." watch the trailer >> Posted 09.23.11 by Ryan
The marketing campaign for the upcoming The Muppets has taken an unusual and fun path, concentrating on parody trailers to go along with the actual trailer released in June.
The latest parody trailer makes light of the dark trailer for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo remake, which made use of numerous title cards interspersed with footage from the movie. The Muppets parody trailer takes that style and takes it a step farther, and perceptive viewers will catch glimpses of a few of the movie's many cameos, including Rico Rodriguez (ABC's Modern Family), comedian Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Harris (The Smurfs) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine). watch the trailer >> Posted 09.15.11 by Ryan