Posts Tagged ‘Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest’

This week’s releases include: a courtroom period drama; a spy thriller in two different eras; another bachelor party gone wrong; a true story of fantasy and murder; a playful tale with penguins; a look at famous hockey feuds; a consequence of ‘the wrong place, the wrong time’; an adaptation of a childhood classic; a trilogy about a young woman who takes matters into her own hands; and an historical re-enactment.  (more…)

This week’s releases include: a re-release of an acclaimed, inspiring classic; a computer-animated video game tie-in; a ghost story driven by love and loyalty; the final chapter in a thrilling trilogy; the second instalment of a music sensation; a French-Canadian lycan period piece; the reunion of a retired group of special agents; and an impressive display of skill in a dance competition. (more…)

Noomi Rapace in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's NestThe final chapter of Stieg Larsson’s trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, is being released in theatres just 18 months after the first film was issued. This tight turnaround is uncommon, but a welcome change of pace from the traditional multi-year wait between related features. The story of Lisbeth Salander is so compelling it’s a relief not to have to wait to see the conclusion (despite the availability of the books on which the films are based). In this picture, all of the injustices that came to light in the previous film are brought to the forefront and the depth of the conspiracy against Lisbeth is revealed. (more…)