A look at Fincher's latest, however, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" shows that Fincher's cinematography is still as precise, still as captivating and moody, still as perfectly camera controlled (in still frames as well as in motion) — but to my eye there is no sense of flashy or stylish. "Dragon Tattoo" seems almost a calm exercise in masterful shot composition, very classic, very much in service of the story and characters. There is no imposed cleverness, no photography that draws attention to itself, other than being very well done — and with the remarkable exception of Lisbeth Salander's upside-down shot, drenched in blood red.
Evan E. Richards has compiled a huge, feature length thumbnail gallery for this film (and many others) on his website to allow for a placid review of its Academy Award nominated composition, angles, colors and lighting. Try to remember your favorite frame from the whole film — it's probably on there, and in high res!
Thanks, Mark, for pointing us to it.
For "Dragon Tattoo" and many more stunning cinematography reviews: http://evanerichards.com/2012/2598