The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack Review

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack

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LxL’s love for Trent Reznor, and in particular Nine Inch Nails, has been well-documented during our short ~5-month existence. My own personal infatuation started around the first time I heard “Closer” on the radio and loved how much airplay a song with the f-word in the chorus was able to get, and how obvious the missing word was to the listener. It was one of those “they may as well just not edit, because it’s so obvious what is going on” moments in radio history. Following Trent Reznor’s career arc after that was sometimes awesome, sometimes frustrating, but always rewarding. And while I am sad to have seen him put a halt to the NIN portion of his career, the fact that he has been able to remain so visible with his soundtrack work on David Fincher’s last two films has been a welcome post-NIN endeavor. Beginning his soundtrack career with the Academy Award-winning score for Fincher’s The Social Network, Reznor and partner Atticus Ross are back at it again with the score for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
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Top Ten Thursday: So You Think You Can Act

Marky Mark, Wahlberg, Dancing

Even though Donald Glover is actually an actor turned musician, we at LxL decided to put together a list of the Top Ten Musicians Turned Actors.  This is clearly incongruous with Glover’s career path, but being the definition of iconoclastic, we do whatever we damn well please.  As always, feel free to comment with concurrences, dissents, and passionate arguments of why you think your favorite musician turned actor should have made the list.  Enjoy.

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