The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Robin Wright, Stellan Skarsgard, Joely Richardson, Steven Berkoff|
|Genres:||Drama - Crime, Thriller - Crime|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Dramas, Gripping Thrillers, May - Thriller, The Best of Daniel Craig|
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
|Run time:||2 hours 32 minutes|
|Rental release:||21 May 2012|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
David Fincher's version of the best-selling Swedish novel, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara.
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Better than the Swedish original.Good film of a good previous film and great bookBy roncoach (365 reviews) from suffolk , 06 Jun 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Not a classic,but very good indeed.
They said David Fincher could not better the Swedish version. IMHO he has done so. And he has remained true to the book trilogy.
Daniel Craig plays his part well, big-name co-stars all do well; but Rooney Mara steals the show with an unforgettable performance.
Retaining all its original Swedish flavour and scenery, this film is way above the average for movies at this time.
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Good interpretationBy a customer , 28 Nov 2012I have never read the books but have seen the original Swedish version and I absolutely loved them. When I heard David Finch is doing an American Remake, I was outraged and thought 'too soon'.
Noomi Rapace did such a good Lisbeth Salander that I could not possibly imagine anyone else to be her but here in this adaptation, Rooney Mara did an excellent job.
The film was shot beautifully and the camera work was excellent and told the story in a way that did not insult the Swedish version.
My main issue with this movie is why did they set this in Sweden and all actors gave a Swedish english accent? If what David Finch said was correct in that he wanted to portray his version of the book and not copy the Swedish movies, why not just set this in America and have them do American accents? I'm sure that would have made more sense in terms of giving it a Hollywood makeover. Another issue I had was Daniel Craig - he's so arrogant that he doesn't even attempt a Swedish accent and sometimes grunts his lines.. but that's my opinion.
Overall, I enjoyed this movie, but my heart is still with the Swedish Version
The Girl With The Dragon TattooBy jayswizzy (1 review) , 27 Nov 2012Great film. Storyline really pulls you in and I love how the title might confuse you without watching and understanding the whole film. Its al about 'The Girl With The Dragon Tatttoo' and at the same time its nothing to do with her!
Intense acting really harmonises the plot.
2 and a half hours tho, quite long!
DEJA VUBy ANGELFALLEN (14 reviews) from Caerphilly , 25 Nov 2012Whose channeling who? The opening credits aspie to Saul Bass, and end up as an unintentional Bond pastiche. Terrific cast, whilst RM makes agood stab @ LS, the performance is no match for Noomi Rapace. Christopher Plummers channels Max Von Sydow, the Villain apes Mr. Lector, Fincher apes Hitchcock (Frenzy) particularly in the more grotesque sequences, Daniel Gray simply coasts, and on it goes. The soundtrack I found appropriate but intrusive, beautifully filmed, and staged. One sequence (a flashback) was reminiscent of Norman Rockwell. I appreciate the hokey book/plot was convoluted but some judicious editing would have helped. I did not like the tampering with part of the ending but that is personal preference. Mr Fincher still proves he is the Master of the set piece, and some of them are incredibly suspensful. However, I am not surprised based on this evidence, they did not film the second book.
Disturbing but fairly enjoyableBy GeorgieG (7 reviews) , 25 Nov 2012Pretty good film but some gratuitous violence and a heavy amount of weirdness. Fairly disturbing film but at the same time engaging.
Better than the original, good investment in time and moneyBy a customer , 23 Nov 2012This version definately has more of an edge than the original. More action and more flow. So good I bought it. Also nice to see Craig outside of his Bond role in good form.