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OMG, I just discovered that all three books in Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy have been made into movies that are available on Netflix. It was on their recommendation I even rented the first movie ("You like foreign films with strong women characters: rent this!"). That got me reading the books in the first place.

::fan girls::


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Jul. 26th, 2011 08:52 pm (UTC)
I have only seen the first one, which are ok. The next two film, should be weaker out from some reviews. Mostly because they were developed for a mini tv show and the first for movie (also the directors are Swedish, and not Danish like the first movie ;) )
did just fall over this fanvid using all three Millenium film
Jul. 26th, 2011 09:16 pm (UTC)
Well, it's the books I like. The movies just supply visuals.
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Jul. 26th, 2011 11:48 pm (UTC)
What? Bloody Americans. Are they going to have it take place in Sweden? Probably not.


What is it with American remakes?
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Jul. 28th, 2011 12:09 am (UTC)
Relieved to hear it isn't some completely American version of a film series that politically makes more sense in Sweden. They'd have to change a lot of the details to get it to work in an American setting.

I guess they figure English subtitles are too much for an American audience? I admit I had an issue with them, but mostly because I multitask while watching movies and hate to keep my eyes on the screen the entire time lest I miss something.

Noami Rapace is great, and that's who I see in my head while reading the books.
Jul. 28th, 2011 03:23 am (UTC)
Saw all three at the local semi-indie cinema and all were excellent. I do think the first one was best, though. But you won't regret watching them all.
Jul. 28th, 2011 04:11 am (UTC)
If, like Lakrids says above, the others were made more for television, it would stand to reason the first would be best.

Thanks for the thumbs up, though.
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