Lisbeth Salander

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Owls and Cougars Looking Good for Postseason Success

    The regular season's over for the Rice Owls and Houston Cougars baseball teams. Both teams are poised at or near the top of their conferences, riding hot streaks into their respective conference tournaments starting Wednesday. And if things go right this week, both teams are primed to host regionals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Can You Stomach Onscreen Rape and Torture?

    It isn't necessary to have read or watched the versions of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo already in existence to be aware of their reputation for extreme violence. The latest American interpretation of the bestselling book hit theaters last week, and the abuse in this feminist revenge saga has in ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2011

    New Girl in Town

    Rooney Mara takes control of the Stieg Larsson juggernaut in Dragon Tattoo.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Pop Rocks: In Which I Conclusively Prove Lisbeth Salander's Cultural Supremacy

    ​David Fincher's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's gazillion-selling The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo opens today. I'll have a review up tomorrow, which will likely have no effect on the reportedly large numbers of women planning to avoid the film entirely. Says another marketing exec, "Hyper-realisti ... More >>

  • Film

    October 28, 2010

    The Girl Whose Story We Cannot Follow

    Back for one final, convoluted installment with Stieg Larsson's lady in black.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Murder By The Book Gets Some National Pub

    ​Murder by the Book is a Houston institution, pretty much the place to go for mystery authors on book tours.The Bissonnet store got some national publicity today, as The New York Times looked at plucky independent booksellers importing a hot new novel from England before its U.S. publication date. ... More >>