Posts Tagged ‘Noomi Rapace’

Review: Assassin Club

— by WILLIAM STERR — Our story begins in Prague, Czechoslovakia, with the assassination of a wealthy man and near-killing of his young daughter, who is saved by her uncle. Flash forward seven years to Ljubljana, Slovenia. It’s nighttime and an assassin waits in an upper floor of a buil[...]

Review: Lamb

— by WILLIAM STERR — One upon a time, there was a little family that lived on a farm, far, far from any village. Theirs was a simple, happy life until one day, their beloved daughter was taken from them in death. The father and mother continued to work their farm and care for their [&hel[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Prometheus’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Awards season has barely begun, but it isn’t too early to start thinking about 2012’s summer blockbusters. Especially when said blockbusters look as epic as “Prometheus,” director Ridley Scott’s next foray into sci-fi. According to the off[...]

Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

— by ADAM DALE — In 2009 director Guy Ritchie surprised us all by bringing the legendary personage, Sherlock Holmes — from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories — to life and at the same time making him intriguing and a unique take on the character with his eccentric tendencies.[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Sherlock Holmes” is a very astute and logical detective stemming from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tales as far back as 1887. The character was re-imagined by director Guy Ritchie (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” and “Snatch”) in 2009.[...]

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[...]

Under Review: ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — My relationship with Lisbeth Salander – self-proclaimed feminist, social-rights activist, and cyber terrorist – has been a rocky one. Our first outing (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”) was much too macabre for my tastes, and Lisbeth’s obsessive need f[...]

Five Clips from ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It seems there isn’t a bigger literary phenomenon at the moment than Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. The books are bestsellers, the Swedish films are an international success and an American adaptation by David Fincher is already underway[...]

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[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Ticking clock, dragon on her back, violence, screaming, bandaged … Nov. 25. That’s all we need to know. By this time, these filmmakers know that all the promo they need is some hardcore music and the date. No fiction book, except for those in the Harry Potter serie[...]