Posts Tagged ‘“The Girl Who Played with Fire”’

Book vs. Movie: ‘The Girl Who Played with Fire’

— by BEV QUESTAD — It’s not every day that a film is as good as or even better than a great book. Daniel Alfredson, director, and Jonas Frykberg, screenwriter, have accomplished a surprise. Despite being made for European TV, despite its lack of theme development and despite its sensat[...]

Under Review: ‘The Girl Who Played with Fire’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I don’t think I’ll ever understand the popularity of The Millennium Trilogy. I’ve always thought of it as the “Twilight” of middle-aged feminists. But then again, what do I know? I’m one of those American sloths who are too impatient to read the novel[...]

A Clip from ‘The Girl Who Played with Fire’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Even though I’m a Millennium Trilogy fan, even though Lisbeth is my 2010 female model on how to handle misbehaved men, even though I was thoroughly riveted by the Swedish film version of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” and even though I will still see the[...]