The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story (2018) Feminism meets Vigilantism

Posted 2018/11/08 798 0

A story of subterfuge and stealth, when the past comes back and ensnares the present in its web.
In the much-anticipated sequel to the hit movie, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, by Stieg Larson, Lisbeth Salander is back and worse than ever. In the adaptation of the fourth novel of the “Millenium” Series by David Lagercrnatz, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is a gripping, suspenseful tale turned to the screen, of Lisbeth Salander, a girl with a troubled past who seeks to rectify the wrongs of men against women and investigate the death of a journalist with an autistic son, with ties to the Spider Society. Salander helps a group of hackers gain access to the National Security Agency, NSA, to discover the espionage that takes place is one with roots that go deep into her family and past.

Salander is a vigilante on behalf of abused women but in the sequel, she goes even further in her pursuit for justice which walks a fine line between morally right and ethically wrong, but fans will be cheering for the femme fatale in this gripping tale set to release on the big screen, November 9th, 2018.
The much-anticipated sequel is expected to be a hit, but will it do the series justice?

Fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of Lisbeth and riding the thriller high as she takes down bad guys with stealthy subterfuge, but with the novel penned by proxy after the untimely death of Stieg Larsson, speculation circles around the fourth installment of the series and whether Lagercrnatz has done the series justice. Mikael Blomkvist returns to aid Salander in her search for the truth, and fans will definitely get behind the feminist nature of Salander’s character to stand up against abusive men. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” takes fans of the series deep into the darkness of Salander’s tragic familial past, and when Russian criminals meet the Spider Society, Lisbeth is left questioning her allies and who she can trust, even her long-lost sister, Camilla. When cybersecurity agent Ed Needham investigates Lisbeth’s actions, first proving to be problematic, but when Ed “The Ned” Needham discovers the depth of the infiltration into the NSA’s security system, he enlists the aid of Lisbeth in discovering how deep the infiltration goes, and who is responsible.

Lisbeth Salander is caught in a web of lies and espionage, and with few people she can trust, she turns to the autistic son, August, of the murdered computer scientist Frans Balder, in tracking down his killer. August, exhibits signs of Savant Syndrome and is capable of communicating by drawings and numbers, and he aids Lisbeth in finding the murderer of his father, but it isn’t easy with the unique communicative barriers between August and the rest of the world. The question becomes, can Lisbeth decipher all the clues and take down a secret society before it’s too late?

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is sure to lead fans in a gripping, on the edge of your seat emotional ride, and combines the feminist icon Lisbeth Slander with the dark and dramatic events of her past, presenting a complex character that fans will be rooting for. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” will ensnare viewers in the web of lies and subterfuge that will keep them guessing to the very end whether Lisbeth uncovers the truth of her family, and saves the day with her vigilante ways.


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