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Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

— by BEV QUESTAD — I am Lisbeth … Lisbeth Salander. I was created by Stieg Larsson and transferred to celluloid by Niels Oplev. Then Daniel Alfredson. Then David Fincher. Why did anyone think they could be successful at this? The Cast In Oplev and Alfredson’s versions I was portrayed[...]

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Red-Band Trailer

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Before I begin, let me preface my brief review by saying I’ve viewed the original Millennium Trilogy starring Noomi Rapace. And because of that, my opinion is tainted. While watching those electrifying film adaptations, I was shocked by Rapace’s gritty[...]

The Top 5 Actresses to Watch in 2011

— by ALEXA MILAN — A few weeks ago, I shared my picks for the top five actresses of 2010. It may be early in 2011, but this year’s leading ladies are already starting to emerge. Below are my picks for the top five actresses to watch in 2011. You might recognize a few names [&hellip[...]

Can Rooney Mara Do Lisbeth Salander Justice?

— by VICTOR RODRIGUEZ — I am a huge fan of Swedish movie “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” I thought Noomi Rapace just nailed the part of Lisbeth. Who cares if she was older than the character in the book? In the “Bourne” books, the character of Jason Bourne is s[...]

Under Review: ‘The Social Network’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — “Like.” That simple button has been one of the most defining additions to my generation. That button determines who is cool and who is not amongst our ever-changing, intertwined, make it or break it, amazingly complex social structures. And who do we have[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Winning Season’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — One of my favorite genres of movies are the classroom interest stories in which a caring teacher takes the reins and makes a difference, i.e. “Mr. Holland’s Opus,” “Dangerous Minds,” “Stand and Deliver” and the more recent &#[...]

Rooney Mara is The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

— by ALEXA MILAN — After weeks of speculation, David Fincher has finally found his Lisbeth Salander. The director has cast the relatively unknown Rooney Mara as his female lead in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Based on the first installment of[...]

A First Look at ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Just in time for Halloween, we have the creepy new teaser and poster for “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” Fans of the original series will notice some familiar beats in this reboot, which features Jackie Earle Haley donning the famous red and dark green sweater[...]