Film and TV

Official Holiday Movie Guide: What to See Over the Break

It's the biggest movie weekend of the year! Let's check out the season's offerings at the movie theater...

Director David Fincher returns to his bloody roots a la Se7en and takes his own albeit unique stab at The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the first in the late Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy of crime novels (all three stories were already adapted into Swedish-language films back around 2009, all three of which you can find on Netflix Instant).

If you're looking to escape to the theater this holiday weekend, a fair warning: Dragon Tattoo might make you feel worse about yourself than being around your family does. Not that it's not a good film...after all, the combination of this director and that cast doing this story is like a film fantasy come true true...and I rather enjoyed it myself...it's just very bleak. They don't call it the "feel bad movie of the year" for nothing!

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