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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
For decades, action heroes in films were the exclusive domain of a series of “manly” men: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jackie Chan, and so on. Women in these stories, just like in most Hollywood scripts, were … Continue reading
Hollywood’s ultimate insider, Nikki Finke, on the future of the David Fincher/Sony/Rooney Mara/Daniel Craig remakes of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy:
Writing in Deadline Hollywood, Nikki Finke tells all on the subject of Sony Going Ahead With ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequels Despite Underperforming Box Office EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures is not known for risky moves. So all through the holidays rival studio execs were predicting … Continue reading
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is widely seen as a box office disappointment. Instead of quickly achieving its anticipated blockbuster status, it generated ‘only’ $19.4 million in revenue over the 4-day holiday opening weekend. Even Alvin and the Chipmunks did better. Over … Continue reading
We have been eagerly anticipating what the contributors to our book would think of the Fincher movie, especially those with a strong feminist perspective. The first to weigh in has been Melissa Silverstein, who previewed the film for us in The … Continue reading
After months of anticipation, the David Fincher/Sony/Hollywood/Rooney Mara & Daniel Craig version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is upon us. I watched it at a very late night showing on opening night, and I intend to see it again before … Continue reading
Describing The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo as one of the edgiest and most stylish films of the year, New York Post reporter Sara Stewart gives readers a breakdown of how Fincher transformed the girl-next-door look of actress Rooney Mara into the dark, anti-hero … Continue reading