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Sequel! Sequel!

Given that The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo didn’t exactly have the box office mojo the studio had expected, we fans feared that the answer to the “will-they-or-won’t-they-do-a-sequel” question would be a firm “no.” (See stats, below.) But good news: Lisbeth Salander … Continue reading

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Lisbeth, Graphically Yours

As we previewed last October and this January, DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint will publish a graphic version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo this coming November. Just released is the comic book world’s equivalent of a trailer: a free 24-page special edition preview … Continue reading

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Mad Men, 1966, and Stieg Larsson

The new season of the TV show Mad Men has grabbed its biggest audience ever and triggered new media interest in the culture of 1966, which provides the backdrop for this year’s plot. Having been through the death of JFK and the … Continue reading

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The DVD is out

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has just been released on DVD. We continue to welcome comments from the followers of The Tattooed Girl blog about the David Fincher/Rooney Mara/Sony film itself, or in comparison to the Scandinavian film versions with … Continue reading

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Fans of Stieg Larsson and Lisbeth Salander may want to get ready for The Hunger Games movie:

There is some crossover in the fan bases of author Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games (and the rest of her trilogy) and Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (and the rest of his trilogy)—but not much. That’s largely … Continue reading

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The Fictional Mikael Blomkvist as Role Model for Journalists…According to the Columbia Journalism Review:

In a piece entitled “The Girl Who Loved Journalists,” Eric Alterman wrote about Stieg Larsson and his fiction characters’ impact on the debate over the future of journalism. Alterman is a distinguished professor of English and journalism at Brooklyn College and the … Continue reading

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A garota tatuada em Português

The Tattooed Girl was published in Portugal last month, timed to coincide with that country’s release of the David Fincher The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo film. The book was reviewed or commented on by more than a dozen prominent Portuguese publications. We’re gratified … Continue reading

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