Archive for David Fincher

WRETCHED REVIEWS: “THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO”

Posted in Eye Candy, Goth, Movies, Reviews, Serial Killers, Sex, Tattoos, Thriller, Violence with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 20, 2011 by darklordbunnykins

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

Starring Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig and Christopher Plummer

Directed by David Fincher

Written by Steve Zaillian from the novel by Stieg Larsson

Columbia Pictures

First of all, macabre movie fans, yes, we do get to hear Karen O, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s version of Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song,” in a stunning opening credits sequence that rivals anything Maurice Binder ever created for the early Bonds and makes me want to get in line to watch this film again.

That aside, there are many reasons for horror fans to want to see this film: David Fincher’s dark, edgy aesthetic is in full effect; Rooney Mara is a Goth goddess, more frail physically than Noomi Rapace, the original Lisbeth Salander, but still tough as nails; and Reznor and Ross’s score walks the line between eerie and ambient.

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE SOCIAL NETWORK

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 1, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

THE SOCIAL NETWORK

Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake

Directed by David Fincher

Written by Aaron Sorkin

It’s not horror, but the dark comedy on display in The Social Network is black enough to earn it a review here.

Perhaps the best thing that can be said about David Fincher’s latest is that he successfully answered the question “how do you make a movie about Facebook?” Actually, The Social Network isn’t about Facebook so much as it’s about unbridled ambition, once-in-a-generation ideas and seizing the moment.

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