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Exploring Rape Revenge in David Fincher’s ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ [Horror Queers Podcast]

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Tic for Tac.

After spending our one hundred and fiftieth episode extravaganza with The Misplaced Boys and shutting out November with some Satanists in The Seventh Sufferer , we kicked off December with the queer-coded antichrist in Worry No Evil. Now, we’re stepping into the winter season with David Fincher‘s 2011 adaptation of Stieg Larsson‘s novel that set the world on hearth: The Lady With the Dragon Tattoo!

The movie sees disgraced monetary reporter Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) finds an opportunity to redeem his honor after being employed by rich Swedish industrialist Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer) to unravel the 40-year-old homicide of Vanger’s niece, Harriet. Vanger believes that Harriet was killed by a member of his family. Finally becoming a member of Blomkvist on his harmful quest for the reality is Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara), an uncommon however ingenious investigator whose fragile belief just isn’t simply received.

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Episode 155 – The Lady With the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Pack your parka and fine-tune your hacker abilities as a result of we’re heading to Sweden to debate David Fincher’s 2011 adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s world phenomenon of a novel: The Lady With the Dragon Tattoo!

Be part of us as we provide all of the reward to Rooney Mara, who actually had the deck stacked towards her when it got here to taking over the function of Lisbeth Salander (she’s nice on this movie) earlier than diving into the difficult thriller on the heart of the movie and query Daniel Craig’s penchant for queer-coded torture scenes.

Plus, Joe’s hilarious theater-going anecdotes, a James Bond-ish opening credit sequence, Hint’s full and whole lack of expertise of NIN (and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and two very candid (and unedited!) conversations about rape revenge.

Cross out The Lady With the Dragon Tattoo!

Developing on Wednesday: We’re heading again to Gotham Metropolis to debate the queer-coded (and attractive) villains in Tim Burton’s Batman Returns!

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