Posts Tagged ‘swedish’

Dragon Tattoo Redo

Stieg Larsson’s thriller gets a proper big-screen treatment.
Ever since Stieg Larsson’s flawed but highly addictive Swedish-language Millennium trilogy exploded into the English-speaking world, movie fans have been waiting for a Hollywood big-screen adaptation of those crime thrillers....

Let Me In: “I’ve Been 12 for a Long Time”

All the vampire movies just got their asses handed to them.
The insinuating Swedish vampire movie Let the Right One In took the world (including the 2008 Lone Star International Film Festival) by storm, and ever since an American remake was announced, fans of Tomas Alfredson’s origina...

Dragon Tattoo: I Love Playing with Fire

Revenge is Swede in this film version of the hot detective novel.
It’s not every week that a Swedish novelist who’s been dead for six years makes the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Such is the engrossing power of Stieg Larsson’s posthumously published Millennium trilogy of Swedish-langu...

August in August

Big Ticket
In Woody Allen’s 1979 film Manhattan, his character says, “When it comes to relationships with women, I’m the winner of the August Strindberg Award.”