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For the Love of Film...

Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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Luftslottet som Sprängdes [The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest]

Luftslottet som Sprängdes [The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest]

The third Swedish film made from Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy of bestsellers, this effort, while well made, fails to live up to its forebears. Unlike its predecessors, the story lacks complexity, and it also relies too much upon knowledge of the earlier tales. Good acting and directing, and it looks nice, but hardly a must see.

**⅞ (out of *****)

©2018 David R. George III


2009 • 2 HOURS, 27 MINUTES
FILM I VÄST • NORDIC FILM • SVERIGES TELEVISION (SVT) • YELLOW BIRD • ZDF ENTERPRISES

STARRING
• MICHAEL NYQVISTNOOMI RAPACE

ALSO STARRING
• ANNIKA HALLINLENA ENDREANDERS AHLBOM ROSENDAHLHANS ALFREDSON

WRITTEN BY
• ULF RYBERG
• STIEG LARSSON (BASED ON THE NOVEL)

DIRECTED BY
• DANIEL ALFREDSON

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