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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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Stieg and Eva, Sam and Suzanne

Readers of this blog are well aware of the tragedy that has befallen Eva Gabrielsson, the life partner of Stieg Larsson, who has been denied any right to his literary or financial estate. Under Swedish inheritance law, common-law partners cannot … Continue reading

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Noomi Rapace, the Original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, on the Cover of the New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine features an in-depth look at actress Noomi Rapace, whose new Hollywood movies—including Brian de Palma’s Passion and Ridley Scott’s Prometheus (a film that “shares its DNA with Scott’s Alien,” although it specifically not supposed to be a prequel or a sequel) are … Continue reading

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“Killer Nashville” selects The Tattooed Girl as Book of the Day

The website KillerNashville.com has selected The Tattooed Girl as its “book of the day.”  The site is an online community of readers and writers of mystery and suspense fiction. See the post by founder Clay Stafford below. Killer Nashville’s Book of the … Continue reading

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Variety reports on the global popularity of Swedish film and culture in the wake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:

The most famous scene in Swedish film used to be Max von Sydow playing chess with Death on the seashore in Ingmar Bergman‘s “The Seventh Seal.” Now it’s Noomi Rapace carving “I am a rapist pig” on the belly of her hog-tied abuser in “The … 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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‘Dead Man Down’ reprises director and actress roles for Niels Arden Oplev and Noomi Rapace from the Scandinavian version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Michael Murphy of The Celebrity Café website reports on Swedish director Niels Arden Oplev’s activities as he fills out cast for his new, English-language feature. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo excitement has slowed substantially since the end of Oscar season, but … 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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MGM: We Got Nicked On ‘Dragon Tattoo’

When is a 231% profit a loss? Apparently when MGM says it is. At least that is the implication one could draw from this recent report in the Los Angeles Times: Returns of $231 million in worldwide box office wasn’t enough … 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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