Say Goodbye to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

There will be no more American installments of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series starring Rooney Mara. I am chunking the deuce to any and all U.S. sequels of the film and I am not sad about it. » 2/26/15 2:50pm 2/26/15 2:50pm

Whatever Happened to the Dragon Tattoo Sequel?

Last week there was a news item from The Hollywood Reporter regarding the possibility that David Fincher's next film might be Gone Girl. But wasn't he supposed to be working on The Girl Who Played With Fire? » 1/31/13 12:20pm 1/31/13 12:20pm

Watch Out for Lisbeth Salander’s Rat Pranks in the BAMF Girls Club

If you have a sleepover at the BAMF Girls Club, just remember that Lisbeth Salander will probably fuck with you while you're sleeping. So don't sleep — stay vigilant through the wee small hours of the morning and wait for Katniss Everdeen to make some squirrel fur pancakes. She uses real bits of squirrel so you know… » 7/12/12 11:15pm 7/12/12 11:15pm

An Unabridged List Of Words Used By Critics To Describe Lisbeth Salander

Lisbeth Salander, the "girl" in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, is actually a very complicated woman. On the one hand, she's smart, strong, and doesn't stand for bullshit. On the other, she's a vengeful sociopath, possibly with Asperger's. So how does one explain such a character, in what's one of the most highly… » 12/23/11 3:40pm 12/23/11 3:40pm

Dragon Tattoo Jeans, For The Psychopath In You

Lisbeth Salander is, according to Stieg Larsson's novels, "a pale, anorexic young woman who had hair as short as a fuse, and a pierced nose and eyebrows." She's hostile, she had a highly traumatic childhood, she's completely anti-social, she once set a man on fire. Her unflinching ability to exact physical torture… » 12/02/11 3:50pm 12/02/11 3:50pm

What Makes A Perfect Female Action Hero?

Action heroines are rare creatures. The earliest were female versions of pre-existing male heros, like Wonder Woman, BatGirl and SuperGirl. Some more recent heroines have their roots in fantasy or sci-fi, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Selene from Underworld, or Alice from Resident Evil. But while there are plenty of … » 5/06/11 3:29pm 5/06/11 3:29pm

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Rooney Mara Cast As The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Rooney Mara has landed the role of Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's highly anticipated adaptation of Steig Larsson's thriller. The relatively unknown actress appeared in Youth In Revolt and is in Fincher's upcoming film The Social Network. » 8/16/10 2:07pm 8/16/10 2:07pm

Lisbeth Salander Is The Cure To Elizabeth Gilbert

When a genuine cultural phenomenon emerges for the most part through word-of-mouth, the boom can be bewildering to those who aren't immediately swept up. My first adult experience of this, aside from the rush towards Brazilians, was Eat, Pray, Love. » 8/03/10 3:00pm 8/03/10 3:00pm