Firstly, I am surprised that many of you have not read these books.
They have been so popular here and most of my friends have read the whole series.
Admittedly we tend to pass these books around among ourselves.
( Make sure you read them in the correct order. )
I strongly advise you to give them a go if you like a good murder / mystery / drama.
( I 'd like to add that I found the beginning of the first one a bit difficult to get into but please persevere, it is worth it. )
Well, we've done it.
A great way to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon - a visit to the movies before the Saturday night crowds and lovely Thai on the way home.
Verdict: Fabulous !
More detail than the Swedish version, more depth to the characters and their relationships and best of all only one small change to the storyline from the book.
I think the rape scene was more harrowing in the Swedish version and the sex scenes a little more graphic in the Hollywood version ( surprisingly ).
This time we had Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara in the lead roles.
(the Hollywood Lisbeth - strange bleached eyebrows )
Both casts were excellent and I still can't decide which was best.
They certainly got the look right for Lisbeth.
( the Swedish one )
I highly recommend the Hollywood version as well as the Swedish version
read the books first !