The above links are to the reviews of each film as presented as theatrical films. The DRAGON TATTOO TRILOGY
Extended Edition presents the extended versions of the movies as they aired on TV as the six part MILLENNIUM TV series.
Each novel was adapted into two part segments. Those two part segments were rededited into three theatrical films.
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO doesn't include many new scenes while THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE and THE GIRL WHO KICKED
THE HORNET'S NEST gain 45 minutes each. If you want to see how the Swedish adaptations were originally shown, this set
is the ticket. Also if you have only seen the David Fincher adaptation of the first Stieg Larsson novel, check
out this set and see how the Swedish adaptations fair. I love the Swedish adaptations of the novels and the extended
versions are nice to uncover scenes not in the theatrical versions, but I do wish the title sequence doesn't spoil some of
the events in the novels.
In addition to the theatrical trailers for all three movies, there are cast interviews and an excellent 53 minute documentary.
Interviews are with Noomi Rapace, Nyqvist, and other cast members. The real gem is MILLENNIUM: THE STORY which
goes into the personal history of author Stieg Larsson and how his best selling three novels were published (and made into
FINAL ANALYSIS: If you loved the novels and the Swedish theatrical adaptations, the DRAGON TATTOO TRILOGY Extended
Edition is a msut own on DVD or Blu-ray.
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