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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Reviews

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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Swedish trilogy trundles to a wobbly finale that's heavy on plot and cheap theatrics, but light on the dark, mesmerizing energy that made the first film so watchable.

Full Review Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Original Score: 3/5

October 27, 2010

It lacks a certain cinematic depth and scale, and plays out more like an epic episode of Law & Order. There are plenty of smart plot turns to follow, but at this length, the minutiae of the case begins to get a little tedious.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 5.7/10

October 31, 2010
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

The ending at least offers some satisfying comeuppance, but it's a bit of a chore getting there.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 27, 2010
Alison Gang
San Diego Union-Tribune

Despite being packaged as a thriller, "Hornet's Nest" lacks the urgency and suspense of the previous films.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 29, 2010
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Dark and glacially paced way to wrap up a trilogy

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: C-

October 28, 2010
Tom Seymour
Little White Lies

The Girl Who Makes Us Wish We Were Anywhere Else.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

November 29, 2010
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...could be read as the passion of Lisbeth Salander, as she undergoes a kind of secular crucifixion at the hands of the Swedish establishment ...

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 85/100

November 28, 2010

... not saying that this is bad film, it is just not nearly as intense and intriguing as you'd expect after watching the original.

Full Review Source: iamROGUE | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 28, 2010
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

This is the most disappointing end to a trilogy since Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 2/5

November 29, 2010
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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It's a rather wobbly blend of courtroom drama and loose ends tied, albeit rather leisurely.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 28, 2010
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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An overgenerous helping of recapitulation, a long procedural that's more about Lisbeth's persecutors and protectors than about her.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

October 29, 2010
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union

A bunch of evil old men get their comeuppance in 'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest,' but the girl who messes with their nest does hardly anything at all.

Full Review Source: Florida Times-Union | Original Score: 2/4

November 29, 2010
Alice Tynan
Concrete Playground

Its seems as if the production has taken a bullet to the brain just like its heroine.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground

March 2, 2011

It's predominantly a court procedural and a very redundant one, since all we're doing is re-capping what happened in the first two films and waiting two and a half hours for the verdict.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 44/100

October 29, 2010
Jim Vejvoda
IGN Movies

Hornet's Nest proves that even foreign trilogies are not immune to the curse of the disappointing third film.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 6 out of 10

October 28, 2010
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The main thing that storyline reveals is that Steig Larsson's books simply aren't very well-plotted.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 29, 2010
Robbie Collin
News of the World

The Matrix: Revolutions of the Millennium Trilogy.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 1/5

November 20, 2010
Chris Barsanti

criers and the soft of heart need not apply

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

October 28, 2010
Katey Rich

Alfredson is merely interested in repeating the highlights, recreating the best moments of the book but also the worst, resulting in a film that hits with precision as often as it seems to drag endlessly.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 28, 2010
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Alfredson's empty aesthetics mimic Hollywood conventions but merely exacerbate the hollowness of this entire affair.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: .5/4

October 23, 2010
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