Side by Side: The Girls With The Dragon Tattoos

Fandor set out to "compare a Scandinavian hit movie and its Hollywood remake". Which is of course misleading insofar as I am dead-certain Fincher has not for a moment set out to "remake" Niels Arden Oplev's movie, but was plainly interested in creating his own adaptation of the novel. Nit-picking much there? Meh, possible. And regardless, I do think this is a splendid idea: to analyse how two filmmakers approach and cineastically reiterate the same source material. I liked the swedish films a lot, yet overall I am more inclined towards Fincher's adaptation. Prolly not the biggest of surprises...

Playboy: Exclusive Fight Club 2 Preview

...makes me immediately wonder just what is Tyler Durden's stance on nude magazines...

Gone Girl - Honest Trailer

Whoever left that "I'd eat an ebola sandwich if Fincher tells me to" comment: That is sickly hilarious. And true. And to say the most honest thing about this honest trailer upfront: The movie only garnered ONE Academy Award. And probably out of pity. So, nothing to see here, move right along... "Sarcasm off", is that how the kids say?

David Fincher: Interviews / Update

Just to let you know and just in time for Christmas: In the summer many of you had expressed an interest in the Fincher interviews collection -- if only it came as a paperback edition. Well, after some initial scramble the publisher has finally come through on his announcement. A paperback edition is now available for about half prize of the hardcover.