Posts Tagged ‘Girl with the dragon tattoo’

This has been noted elsewhere, but the trailer for Rise of the Planet of the Apes is both an absolutely brilliant 2-minute movie, and an utter failure as an advertisement for a movie.

It’s one thing to see the X-Men: First Class trailer and think, “Oh, well I know all the major story beats there, what’s left?” because it’s advertised as being about two characters with increasingly opposing viewpoints. There is a story to be told there, regardless of already knowing the outcome.

RotPotA (or “Rotapota” because it’s fun to say) is straight-up about one super-intelligent monkey making an army of super-intelligent monkeys, and then sticking it to The Man.  (more…)

Why’s everyone so intense about the casting of the Lizbeth Salander character in David Fincher’s Girl With the Dragon Tattoo remake?

Seriously, to put it into perspective, people don’t care as much about who’s in the new X-Men movie. That is how much passion Dragon Tattoo fans are bringing to this.  (more…)