Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Blu Ray, DVD and Ultraviolet Copy Giveaway

Hey there.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first of the critically acclaimed trilogy by Stieg Larsson.  The Swedish version of the film is a great foreign film and the American adaptation starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara surpass it.  And now, you can win your own copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo right here on Metallman's Reverie.  But not just the blu ray or the DVD copy, you are getting 3 copies of the film.  Blu ray, DVD, and the ultraviolet copy.  The ultraviolet copy is for computers and mobile devices and it's perfect for many of the small HD screens that many smart phones and tablets now have.  This will allow you not only enjoy the film on your TV but also when you're on the go.  How awesome is that?!?!?  Here's Amazon's description of the film:

A murder mystery rife with suspense, scandal, sexual abuse, and some supremely intriguing characters, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is an excellently crafted film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's equally fascinating book of the same name. Larsson's book was also the basis of a 2009 Swedish film (also with the same title), and while the Swedish film was good, this American version is far superior, thanks to fantastic cinematography and livelier pacing that results in a constant, electric tension that drives every second of the movie. The breathtaking footage of a snowy, remote island in Sweden thoroughly exudes bitter cold, and the attention to the smallest details, like the whistling of the wind through a door left ajar, makes the hairs on the back of viewers' necks absolutely prickle. Like the book, the film is long (158 minutes), there's an abundance of dialogue that is never awkward and always efficient, and there are plenty of false endings. The suspense and the intricacy of the mystery are stellar, and even viewers who know the story well will find themselves sucked into the riddle being investigated by journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig). The casting is great, as are the performances of all the key actors, but by far the best thing about this film is Rooney Mara, who is utterly believable as the incredibly strong, extremely disturbed Lisbeth Salander, Blomkvist's unlikely assistant. Mara's performance is chillingly real and completely riveting. Yorick van Wageningen is perfectly despicable as Nils Bjurman (though his scene with Salander is sure to prove highly disturbing to some viewers), Christopher Plummer is an effective Henrik Vanger, and Stellen SkarsgÄrd is eerily frightening as Martin Vanger. Viewers can only hope that director David Fincher, screenplay writer Steven Zaillian, and actors Craig and Mara will continue their collaboration to produce films based on the final two books of Larsson's Millennium trilogy. --Tami Horiuchi

Best of luck, friends.  Giveaway will run until May 3rd and the winner will be announced on May 4th.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

My favorite foreign movie is a Chinese action adventure flick called Magic Crystal!

GWTDT Swedish version was very good

I've been meaning to catch it but I just haven't found the time!!!

This is one of my favorite foreign films too. Good luck!

The Swedish vampire tale Let the Right One In would be my favorite if you mean really foreign. A British import that I found terrific, however, was Joe Cornish's alien invasion comedy Attack the Block!

I saw the American version of Let the Right One In and I would LOVE to check this one out! Thanks.

My favorite foreign film is Old Boy.

Old Boy is another great film. I loved that one. Especially that brawl. Freakin' awesome!

I haven't heard of that one. I'll have to check that one out.

Perrier's Bounty is one of my favorites. It really makes me laugh, and I love Cillian Murphy.

Ohhhhhh Like Water for Chocolate is good.

I loved that Russian movie..  Nightfall i think it was called. that had FANTASTIC captioning.

Leave a comment answering this question. What is your favorite foreign movie? 


I dunno if it counts,but howl's moving castle for me :)

I really liked this movie

A Norwegian film:  "Lakki - The Boy Who Could Fly".

My favorite foreign movie is Oldboy

My favorite is between Fellini's "8 1/2", or Tomas Alfredson's "Let The Right One In."

Howl's Moving Castle is pretty cool. I always catch it when it plays on cable.

Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal

Haven't heard about this one. I got to check it out.

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I liked 'The Skin I Live In' by Pedro Almodovar

Life is Beautiful is my favorite foreign movie.

That's such a tough question! I just saw The Raid: Redemption, and that was one of the best movies I've ever seen.

why are the entry options in the rafflecopter form not available after I log into it?

I'll take a look at it, but they should be good to go once you log on.

American Warewolf in London is all I can think of!
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Good question. does Pirate Radio count? ;)


I loved High Tension! leenburke at yahoo dot com

Amelie!  I also really liked Brazil.

umm does slumdog millionaire count? lol

Why not? Lol I'll allow it!

I'd have to go with Dario Argento's "Suspiria" for sure. 

Raise the Red Lantern is my favorite foreign movie.


I like the film In Darkness.

My favorite foreign film would be between the first one I ever saw. La Femme Nakita, and the most recent The Legend of Snowflower.

My favorite is Hable con Ella.

I like the French (mini-series) version of the Count of Monte Cristo.

Not much. Haven't watch them really. But I'd say some of the Bollywood flicks

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