The most exhilarating 154 seconds of film in 2011 is now online
Posted by Ali at 21:25 on 11 Jan 2012
The stunning opening sequence to David Fincher's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is probably my favourite few minutes of cinema from last year: the greatest Nine Inch Nails music video never made. A black, oily, perverse opening salvo, it's the work of California-based design outfit Blur Studio, created on David Fincher's request for something that would "look like James Bond if he was a 22-year old disturbed cutter." Cute.
Play it loud, full screen and cranked up to 720p.
As is usually the way, no matter how good something is, a little Nicolas Cage will always make it better. Here's his homemade version.
Yeah, it isn't as good, is it? Back to the drawing board, Nic!