Archive for Rooney Mara

News: The Girl Who Played With Fire Will Not Be Out In 2013, Fincher May Still Direct

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 29, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Sony’s version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo didn’t exactly set cinema screens alight with its box office performance earlier in the year. It did enough, $232 million in global box office, to have people working on the follow-up The Girl Who Played With Fire (writer Steven Zallian is busy typing away) but Sony seem in no rush to get it made.

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News: The Girl With Dragon Tattoo DVD is AWESOME. Also Possible News On Sequels

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Fincher has nearly always taken the same care with his DVD covers/artwork as he has with his films. His Fight Club brown paper package will always be a favourite of mine, as is the creepy letter cover to Zodiac. These things, I feel, add immeasurably to the film experience and I’m glad that Fincher dares to give attention to such things. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Ted, Sin City 2, Seven Psychopaths, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pixar’s Brave…

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 18, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is jam-packed to the rafters this week, so let’s get to it.

Rumour has it that The Dark Knight Rises has had its first showing to Warner Bros. execs. Continue reading

News: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Graphic Novel Cover & Other Little Titbits

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

I have to admit, I really didn’t think we’d be writing all that much about The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo after the release of the US version. I mean, it’s great (see my review here), but everything has been pretty much covered, hasn’t it? Apparently not. Nope, you see, DC want in on Stieg Larsson’s moneyspinner too, and their adult off-shoot, Vertigo, is producing a graphic novel for each the Millennium trilogy. Wanna see the cover? Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of Steel, Haywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo…

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round-up of those stories that, while interesting, don’t quite merit a page all of their own. This week we have little titbits on the Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of SteelHaywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 3, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

A simple question hangs over David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – What’s the point? After the critically lauded adaption of Stieg Larsson’s multi-million selling Millennium trilogy, do we need another version of the franchise? Is the investment of a major Hollywood studio and the level of talent that brings enough to justify its existence?

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News: Rooney Mara Channels A Clockwork Orange For New York Times Photo Shoot

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

As the year comes to an end, those lucky bastards at The New York Times Magazine have managed to get together a collection of the year’s most notable stars for a special video gallery entitled “A Touch Of Evil”. A gallery where each of those shining examples of humanity have chosen a theme and character to portray their inner-villain. Let’s take a look.

We’ll start with Rooney Mara because I like her best. Continue reading