British actress Claire Foy stars as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Photo: AP

The Crown’s Claire Foy is Lisbeth Salander, but new ‘Girl’ film spins a dull web

  • While Stieg Larsson’s post-punk heroine returns in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, her intellect and ingenuity are rarely on display
  • Film’s story line is too much like a generic international thriller and, Foy apart, cast replacements are a downgrade on originals
Topic |   American films

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British actress Claire Foy stars as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Photo: AP
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