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Will He/She . . . or Won’t He/She?

Will Daniel Craig return? Will Rooney Mara return? Will David Fincher return? The guessing game about a sequel to Hollywood’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues, afloat on a sea of speculation — informed, uninformed, half-formed, whatever. The latest twist (red-herring?) in … Continue reading

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Vogue features Rooney Mara on its cover

The February issue of Vogue features a profile of actress Rooney Mara, who played Lisbeth Salander in the Hollywood/David Fincher version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie that debuted in December 2011. It’s a worthwhile character study of the Academy Award … Continue reading

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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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“Are Femme Fatales The New Feminists?”

asks novelist Chris Pavone in a recent Wall Street Journal blog post. Pavone, the author of The Expats, riffs on the theme of  “how many women have been beating the crap out of people in movies recently.” He starts off referencing … 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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The Tattooed Girl in Buffalo:

Buffalo News.com News Editor Margaret Sullivan commented recently on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Lisbeth Salander, Stieg Larsson, Rooney Mara, and our book in her blog post, SulliView: The Girl Who Topped the Bestseller Lists — or why we … Continue reading

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Imagining Lisbeth

Rooney Mara has imagined her. Noomi Rapace has imagined her. You’ve no doubt imagined her. But how did Stieg Larsson himself imagine Lisbeth Salander? How might he have “seen” her face in his own mind? We may have an answer, … Continue reading

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Will Rooney Mara win the Academy Award for best actress for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander?

The field is very competitive and she is not the oddsmakers favorite. Indeed, according to one London bookie, she is the least likely member of the five woman field to win the Oscar.  However, we got to thinking the other … Continue reading

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India Will Not See the Hollywood Version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

According to entertainment industry sources, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo will not be shown in theaters in India. The Sony/David Fincher/Rooney Mara/Daniel Craig version of the film was to be released on February 10, but India’s Central Board of Film … Continue reading

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CBS: The Men Who Hate Women?

In this week’s entertainment news, we learn that CBS has green-lighted the pilot for a new series to be called “Quean.” The network says the show “concerns an edgy and independent millennial hacker girl who teams up with an Oakland … Continue reading

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