A lot of the art coming out of frigid Scandinavia is new and hot. Yet the most recognizable name in the Kennedy Center’s Nordic Cool festival is probably that of Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen, and the most recognizable work his play Hedda Gabler. In 1889, the tragedy about a female protagonist who becomes increasingly unsatisfied with [...]
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Good but unnecessary. Fans of the excellent, original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo are unlikely to cozy up to the much-ballyhooed, Americanized David Fincher version, though it technically hits all the marks of Stieg Larsson’s blockbuster novel and does so with all the brooding chilliness of a typical Fincher.
It kicks off with Karen O [...]
With Indiana Jones, James Bond, and the man behind Iron Man, you might expect Cowboys & Aliens to be the most entertaining of mash-ups, part True Grit, part Super 8. What you get instead is closer to a disaster flick in the worst sense of the term.
It required an astonishing five screenwriters and director Jon [...]