When Courtney asks Jamie if he’d like to have some fun with her after classes, exploring the limits of life and death probably wasn’t what he was hoping for. Along with Ray and Marlo, they take turns stopping each other’s hearts for an increasing number of minutes as the experience becomes more and more addicting […]
Tag: Niels Arden Oplev
Award-winning director Niels Arden Oplev (the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) has signed on to direct the pilot for TNT’s The Deep Mad Dark – a propulsive, layered mystery about an intoxicating friendship and how it leads to a brutal act of violence that drives two women in radically different ways. Set against the landscape […]
USA Network’s Mr. Robot (Wednesdays, 10/9C) is, to quote the network’s blurb, ‘a techno thriller that follows Elliot, a young programmer, who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and as a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot finds himself at a crossroad when the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group recruits him to destroy […]
USA Network has given the go ahead for drama series Mr. Robot about a man with a debilitating anti-social disorder that makes possible for him to connect to people only when he’s hacking them. Elliott (played by Rami Malek) is recruited by anarchist Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) and finds himself working with an underground hacker group. The […]
USA Network has signed Christian Slater to play the title role in its cybercrime pilot, Mr. Robot. His character runs an underground hacker organization bent on razing corporate America. The cast also includes Remi Malek, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaiken, and Martin Wallström. For more, follow the jump.
Niels Arden Oplev received near unanimous raves for his original take on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo so it makes sense that his first film in English would be a complicated tale of vengeance. Dead Man Down, written by Fringe’s J.H. Wyman focuses on Viktor, right-hand man of crime boss Alphonse and Beatrice, the […]
It hasn’t taken Poppy Montgomery [Without a Trace] too terribly long to return to series television. Unforgettable [CBS, Tuesdays, 10/9C] finds Montgomery playing Carrie Wells, former detective with a medical condition that makes it impossible for her to forget anything – except for the details that might solve her sister’s murder.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a two-and-a-half-hour movie that feels much shorter. The multi-layered thriller is based on the Stieg Larsson best seller Män som hatar kvinnor [Men Who Hate Women], itself a richly complex work that runs over eight hundred pages [none of it unnecessary]. The plot revolves around a disgraced financial […]