Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Two Line Reviews - #348

Movie: Män som hatar kvinno (or) Man Who Hates Women (or) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2009)

Plot: A journalist gets hired by a wealthy old man to trace the mystery behind the mysterious disappearance of his step-daughter. A hacker girl who had closely followed the journo in another case comes by to help him in tracing more than what they had expected to.

  • The first praise is for the style adopted in making this thriller. The flurry of close-up shots is something that captures interest.
  • As for Nikolaj Arcel's screenplay, there are moments that are thrilling enough to make one want to see how the story finishes.
  • Performance-wise both Michael Nyqvist & Noomi Rapace score handsomely and so does the killer person.
The film has all cliched stuff part of thriller-film grammar. Some of that could have definitely been avoided.

Intriguing chase tale.