The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

By gcaustria
Written December 21, 2011
Brilliant and engrossing adaptation of the book. For those of you familiar with the Swedish films, this is not a remake of the 2009 movie. Mostly filmed in Sweden, it feels like a foreign film. I found it beautifully directed, filmed, acted, written, and scored. Rooney Mara is pitch perfect as Lisbeth Salander, as is Daniel Craig's Blomkvist. For a two-hour and forty-eight minute film, it sure went fast. Highly recommend, but not for kids. This film is even more graphic in some ways than the original film. For an American film, that's saying something.
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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo-2011

By jterrygr
Written December 25, 2011
I enjoyed this movie even though I expected I would not. I have read the novel. In fact I've read all 3 of the Stieg Larsson novels. Additionally, I have seen the Swedish film versions of Larsson's trilogy. I was impressed that director David Fincher included more details of the novel which were not contained in the Swedish film. I was particularly amazed at the chemistry between Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist which Mr. Fincher was able to portray in his superb adaptation. I'm a great fan of Daniel Craig. He is (in my opinion) the best James Bond ever. Rooney Mara, however, gives a stunning performance as the troubled Lisbeth Salander and I would love to see her rewarded with a Best Actress nomination. I can see this film receiving nominations for: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress and possibly Best Adapted Screenplay. This film exceeded my expectations and I hope it goes on to greater success both at the box office and during the award madness that will soon be upon us.
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If you liked the book.....

By texasdevil
Written December 21, 2011
...you'll LOVE this movie. Rooney Mara IS Lisbeth Salander! Trent Reznor delivered the perfect score. Fitcher directed my favorite movie of the year! (That said, movie is only for adults 18 and over! Not for children.)
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Best Book Movie Yet

By sputhemoment
Written December 21, 2011
First time ever to see a movie after reading the book that the movie did not disappoint. It is actually a movie that is better for having read the book. It ends , like the book, leaving the viewer needing more, but hey, that is why you read the next book, right? Very well done, I can't really be critical of anything. If anything had been changed, it would have changed the movie version of the authors published work. Looking forward to more.
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Movie true to book and very exciting

By ivystern_icloud_com
Written December 24, 2011
Daniel Craig was believable and compelling as Mikhail Bloomquist; Rooney Mara was riveting. She made that role her own. Sound track and cinemetography (OK, I can't spelll) were wonderful. We've seen, and loved, the Swedish version, and this one held up quite well, better than expected. All in all, an outstanding movie experience.
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