Posts Tagged ‘“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”’

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Casting Updates for ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

— by CAM SMITH — As exciting as the prospect of “Zodiac” and “Seven” helmer David Fincher tackling Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” is, I have to wonder if the whole project will feel like really old news by the time December 2011 rolls around. After all, f[...]

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Lands Daniel Craig

— by BEV QUESTAD — He’s European … he’s charming … he’s in shape … he’s 42 … he’s single … his schedule is a bit clearer … and, even better, he’s blond. The stoic, chiseled Daniel Craig, best known as a charming James Bond (the sixth), has [...]

Book vs. Movie: ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Hurt her and she’ll expedite, in a creative way, your karma. Brash, tough and perhaps a savant, Lisbeth Salander, with a photographic memory and Asperger’s-like social distance, is my new female model for justice in the 2000 millennium. And Millennium happens to be[...]

Under Review: ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Since his death, Stieg Larsson has been gaining unstoppable momentum through his crime novels — namely his book “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” which has become a posthumous best-seller in a plethora of European countries. The plot[...]