Luftslottet som sprängdes

The last movie of the Millenium trilogy, clocking in at about 2 1/4 hours for the Swedish version, is called "The Girl who kicked the Hornet's Nest" in English. Since we didn't have time to go to the movies, we dug down and purchased a DVD. It was still cheaper than 2 movie tickets....

The first one was okay, the second one was quite a boring let-down, so we were just watching this one to finish out the trilogy.

And wow - it packs a punch! They've stripped the book of a lot of the parallel stories, focusing on Lisbeth Salander and the charges against her. Sure, they couldn't resist a little bang-bang action (which is in the book), but the movie is very well done, suspenseful (even if you have read the book) and there is even a spot of good acting here and there, although no Academy Awards expected.

Of course, you pretty much have to sit through the second one so you can follow the third one, that's life.

And just like with the books - it can't be over! I want another one RIGHT NOW!

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