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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

December 20, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

David Fincher

Starring :

Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Robin Wright Penn, Stellan Skarsgard, Christopher Plummer, Embeth Davidtz, Goran Visnjic, Joel Kinnaman, Joely Richardson, Julian Sands, Geraldine James

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : C

“..without any surface confusion, the essential flimsiness of Larsson's million-selling whodunit is all too visible..”
by Robbie Collin [Daily Telegraph]
“..this is a bleak but mesmerizing piece of filmmaking; it offers a glancing, chilled view of a world in which brief moments of loyalty flicker between repeated acts of betrayal..”
by David Denby [New Yorker]
2.5 of 4

“..the toxic effect of its violence, sometimes unwatchable..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..the religious elements are more heavily featured, literally and visually, and an allegory comes into light for a country with a Nazi past that would rather bury its sins..”
by Radheyan Simonpillai [AskMen.com]
Review rate : B

“..some may be surprised at how similar Fincher's version is to the 2009 Swedish film in plot and mood..”
by Dave Calhoun [Time Out]
Review rate : C

“..select shots seem showy for showmanship sake..”
by Sean O'Connell [Hollywood News]
“..plays like a first-class train ride through progressively bleaker circles of hell..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
3.5 of 5

“..more vicious and and also more sweet..”
by Shaun Munro [What Culture]
“..in such a compressed way that there is little sense of lullingly enveloping the viewer into the narrative web..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 5

“..in less experienced hands, this would surely have wound up as lurid, trashy pulp..”
by Xan Brooks [Guardian [UK]]
“..anticlimactic reveal and overly pulpy showdown between our heroes and the movie's surprise villain..”
by Tim Grierson [Screen International]
Review rate : A

“..an electrifying movie by turning the audience into addicts of the forbidden, looking for the sick and twisted things we can't see..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B

“..a controlled, mesmerising, beautiful thriller scarred by scenes of unshakeable brutality and breathless tension..”
by Jamie Graham [Total Film]

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