Scandinavian Fargo falls short of inspiration.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: If recent trends in crime fiction have taught us anything, it’s that, contrary to its benign, rather staid reputation, Scandinavia is in fact a cesspool of brutal and amoral criminality. (It seems the sole prerequisite,...
The ghost of early Guy Ritchie looms large over Magnus Marten’s Jackpot, a blackly funny, absurdist crime thriller where awful people concoct devious schemes that seem far beyond their intelligence. ...
Mystery sorely missing from second installment of bestseller adaptation.
Given that he passed away before success, let alone the status of publishing phenomenon, greeted his career as an author, mythic enhancement has become a necessary part of Stieg Larsson’s story when it comes to the creation of the Millennium...