Rooney Mara stars as the titular “Girl With the dragon Tattoo” in David Fincher’s English remake of Danish filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev’s adaptation of the novel by Swedish author Stieg Larsson. Daniel Craig also stars. It is scheduled for a North American release December 21, 2011.
Tom Hooper’s British period drama, “The King’s Speech” won the Academy Award for Best Picture Sunday, the film industry’s most coveted prize. Hooper also won top honors in the category of Direction, and Colin Firth, who played the titular speech-challenged king, won Best Actor. It was really a two dog race. David Fincher’s techno-hip “The [...]
Trent Reznor, the mastermind behind Nine Inch Nails, will be scoring David Fincher’s remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” The musician confirmed the news during a live interview with Jon Pareles at Times Talk, the livestream site of The New York Times. Reznor, who earned wide acclaim for his scoring of Fincher’s “The Social [...]
As a member of the Online Film Critics Society it is my duty and pleasure to vote in the OFCS Awards to honor the greatest achievements in the movies. This year’s winners probably won’t surprise anyone, and all are deserving of such high recognition. However, I think the only winner I voted for was Hailee Steinfeld for [...]
Maybe it’s a sign that healthcare issues have become a prominent part of the general American consciousness: I went to see two quite different Hollywood comedies and each featured a character who was a pharma rep. In Little Fockers (the most recent instalment in the Stiller and De Niro comedy series which began with Meet [...]
“Lost” co-creator Damon Lindelof delighted Fox executives Saturday by turning in an apparently very good script for Ridley Scott’s “Alien” prequel. Nondisclosure agreements about the plot have been signed by everyone involved but The Vulture was able to intercept a few details. The film is set 35 years before Scott’s original 1979 horror/sci-fi classic and [...]
It has been said that in literature and film there are really no more than about seven distinct stories that are retold again and again. I have found that this is mostly true, though most good films add new elements and alter enough to keep things fresh and original. But sometimes, Hollywood writers get lazy. [...]
The second teaser trailer for “The Social Network,” the latest film from top director, David Fincher, that chronicles the meteoric rise of social networking site, Facebook, and its creator, Mark Zuckerberg.
When it was first announced that David Fincher, the man behind pitch black films like “Se7en,” “Fight Club” and “Zodiac,” would be turning his attention to the story of how Facebook was developed it raised a lot of eyebrows — including mine. Well, the story of “The Social Network” just keeps getting more interesting. Yesterday, [...]
Hollywood is notorious for its bandwagon tendencies. Notice how many vampire flicks surfaced immediately following the success of the “Twilight” films? This time around the trend centers on Jules Verne’s classic undersea adventure, “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” And since it’s in the public domain, studios won’t have to embarrass themselves with cheap and transparent [...]