The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest (2009) – Daniel Alfredon

The third installment in the Millennium Trilogy, based on the novels by Stieg Larsson delivers a white knuckle ending to the film series that is just as engaging and character driven as the books on which they are based. Noomi Rapace returns as Lisbeth Salander, who is in the hospital, and then arrested following the…

The Girl Who Played With Fire (2009) – Daniel Alfredson

The second film in the Millennium Trilogy, The Girl Who Played With Fire, adapted from the novels by the late Stieg Larsson, remains just as captivating and thrilling as the first film, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Like all sequels, the statement could be made that this time it’s personal, but it’s better to…

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2009) – Niels Arden Oplev

Back in 2009 it seemed everyone was reading and talking about the late Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. I read each one voraciously, absorbing each and every detail and loving the dark, thrilling world he created, and the fantastic character of Lisbeth Salander, a brave and powerful heroine with a sense of justice and her own…

Tim’s Top 5 Female Characters

It’s International Women’s Day, and to celebrate I thought I would share my favorite female characters, smart, strong, and independent women! 1) Buffy Summers – She may be the Slayer, but at her heart, Buffy is a woman who does what she does because it’s the right thing to do. She has a number of setbacks in…

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

The last film I saw of 2011, and the first movie I’m reviewing of 2012 is the American remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. As stated in my rave about The Snowman, I flew through all three books in the trilogy in 2010, and bought the blu-rays for the Swedish sight unseen, and…