The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: a review doesn’t change much what I felt before. Technically very accomplished (beautifully shot!), but it’s still a tale of two stories folded into one movie: one is interesting enough (made even more so by the superb acting of Ms Mara), the other a run-of-the-mill procedural not unlike what can be seen weekly on TV. To say it’s an improvement over both the book and the original adaptation is both true and irrelevant.
See what I wrote before: