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Monday | Berkshire Eagle

Actress Noomi Rapace: Dreams die hard in new film

Here is Noomi Rapace, the original Swedish "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," analyzing the fictional world of working class poverty and crime that novelist Dennis Lehane creates. "Dennis captures the tension between broken dreams and those who dream them," Rapace, co-star of the film version of Lehane's latest, "The Drop," says.

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Related Topix: Dead Man Down, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment

Monday | ContactMusic.com

Noomi Rapace Left Tongue-tied By James Gandolfini

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace was left tongue-tied when she first met her larger-than-life The Drop co-star James Gandolfini because he was everything she feared he would be. The new thriller was The Sopranos star's final film and Rapace can still vividly remember the day he walked into a diner to meet her and director Michael Roskam for the first time.

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Related Topix: Passion, Prometheus, James Gandolfini

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Philly.com

Our Movie Critic's Weekend Selections

The Drop Tense, evocative neo-noir, expanded from a Dennis Lehane short story, with Tom Hardy as a Brooklyn barkeep and Noomi Rapace as the woman who walks into his life - and into a mess of trouble, when the bar is robbed by masked gunmen. With James Gandolfini, in his swansong role, and a pitbull pup that figures prominently.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

TIFF 2014: Cast and crew of The Drop discuss new crime drama

Director Michael R. Roskam , writer Dennis Lehane and actors Tom Hardy , Noomi Rapace and Matthias Schoenaerts were in Toronto this past weekend for the premiere of their crime drama The Drop , which is now in theatres. A layered plot with even more layered characters, the film tells the story of Bob Saginowski a quiet bartender in Brooklyn who helps his boss/cousin Marv use the watering hole as a money drop location for the town's shadier citizens.

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Related Topix: Bullhead, The Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy, Prometheus

Thu Sep 11, 2014

New York Daily News

'The Drop,' movie review

Gritty Brooklyn crime drama shows James Gandolfini's strengths in his final role; Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace co-star Every bit of Brooklyn in "The Drop," James Gandolfini's final film, is cold and just hangin'-in-there, from fences festooned with dim Christmas lights to driveways where blood mixes with snow. It's New York as living graveyard.

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Related Topix: Tom Hardy, New York, Bullhead, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Noomi Rapace and Dennis Lehane talk about teaming up for 'The Drop'

Here is Noomi Rapace, the original Swedish "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," analyzing the fictional world of working class poverty and crime that novelist Dennis Lehane creates. "Dennis captures the tension between broken dreams and those who dream them," Rapace, co-star of the film version of Lehane's latest, "The Drop," says.

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Related Topix: Dead Man Down, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment

Canada.com

Noomi Rapace balances dark characters in The Drop with sunny outlook

She's played characters so dark and brooding that when Noomi Rapace opens the door with a high-beam smile and a head of sunny blond hair, it takes a moment to recalibrate. The Swedish actress who etched her persona into the pop culture psyche as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is still dressed in black, wearing chunky platform boots and looking latter-day Goth, but there's a genuine happy vibe that immediately makes you feel all warm and fuzzy.

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Related Topix: Prometheus, Dead Man Down, Passion

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