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  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest Opens in Theaters Today

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest Opens in Theaters Today

    October 29th, 2010 | Movies, Reviews | 3 Comments

    And the reviews are rolling in! Mostly good, but everyone has their right to an opinion…right? Die hard fans will LOVE it. But before we list out the reviews, don’t miss this Noomi Rapace interview (audio) on NPR. And this one (text) on Women and Hollywood. Oh, and this one (video) on Time.com. A smattering [...]

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  • Fabulous contest from New York Magazine…win the Millennium Trilogy

    Fabulous contest from New York Magazine…win the Millennium Trilogy

    October 25th, 2010 | News | 1 Comment

    It’s the Vulture Contest: David Fincher is currently hard at work adapting Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy” into a trio of English-language movies, with the first one due in December 2011 — but why the heck wait until then? This Friday sees the theatrical release of the Swedish film version of The Girl Who Kicked the [...]

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  • Enter Music Box Films’ Lisbeth Salander Look-Alike Contest

    Enter Music Box Films’ Lisbeth Salander Look-Alike Contest

    October 22nd, 2010 | News | No Comments

    Enter Music Box Films’ Lisbeth Salander Look-Alike Contest for a Chance to Win a Free Private Screening of “THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST” Stieg Larsson’s best-selling “Millennium” trilogy continues to thrill readers across the country – and the film adaptations released by Music Box Films are putting viewers at the edges of their [...]

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  • It’s ON for Halloween this year: LISBETH SALANDER

    It’s ON for Halloween this year: LISBETH SALANDER

    October 19th, 2010 | News | 2 Comments

    It seems no one can get their fill of Lisbeth Salander…and Halloween is the perfect time to, well, embrace it. She’s become the costume of choice in fact. Flavorpill recently published a list of the hottest Hollywood characters to dress up as on October 31st—including the items you’ll need to make the transformation complete. Check [...]

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  • Movie news…Mara Rooney and Michael Nyqvist

    Movie news…Mara Rooney and Michael Nyqvist

    September 24th, 2010 | News | No Comments

    Two bits of news in the Millennium Trilogy franchise world: First, I can’t lie, I’ve been kind of worried about the Hollywood remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. And I know that many of us have been. Today I read something that moved that worry from devastating to, well, a little less devastating. [...]

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  • Does Lisbeth Salander really have Aspergers?

    Does Lisbeth Salander really have Aspergers?

    September 18th, 2010 | People | 26 Comments

    Yes – it is mentioned in the books – but only by people who can’t deal with the fact that she’s not just like them and so they feel the need to give her a label. And so many readers, critics and book-talkers took this as fact – which could very well be ridiculous when [...]

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  • Want to see the new Lisbeth Salander?

    Want to see the new Lisbeth Salander?

    September 5th, 2010 | People | 3 Comments

    I have to say, looking at these pictures scooped on RooneyMara.net, that I still don’t get it. This girl doesn’t look like Lisbeth—physically or metaphysically. She looks ‘nice’ and like you could snap her like a twig, or with one. The site does note that they have no idea if this is how Rooney Mara [...]

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  • Music Box Films partnership with RAINN turns Dragon Tattoo into a learning experience

    Music Box Films partnership with RAINN turns Dragon Tattoo into a learning experience

    August 30th, 2010 | News | 4 Comments

    If there’s one thing that Hollywood likes, it’s gratuitous violence. But, most would agree that Stieg Larsson didn’t much care for it. The deep underlying messages of activism and the strong renunciation of violence against women in his books ( The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Girl Who [...]

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  • Noomi Rapace and her new, potential and big roles

    Noomi Rapace and her new, potential and big roles

    August 19th, 2010 | News, People | 4 Comments

    Success is very, very sweet. Especially when it’s well-deserved. Allegedly, Noomi Rapace is in talks to star in some big, old, Hollywood movies as the result of her outstanding performances in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire & The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest [...]

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  • Hollywood Finally Found Their Lisbeth Salander

    Hollywood Finally Found Their Lisbeth Salander

    August 16th, 2010 | Movies, News | 4 Comments

    It’s official, Sony has announced that they’ve signed Rooney Mara (who can be seen in the upcoming Facebook biopic, The Social Network) to play Lisbeth Salander in the Hollywood adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire & The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest. [...]

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