8 Great ... Foreign Flicks You Should See Before the U.S. Remakes

Dec 21, 2011 Comments

It’s quite easy to get swept up in funky Led Zeppelin remixes, sexy posters, and David Fincher fandom, but before digging into this week’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig, moviegoers should watch the series – and woman – that started the phenomenon. Noomi Rapace’s Lisbeth Salander took the world by storm with a performance so dynamic and buzz-worthy that she quickly became the go-to name for many of Hollywood’s upcoming films (like, say, Sherlock Holmes 2). And considering the fact that Fincher isn’t sure that he wants to visit the whole trilogy, the Swedish Millennium Trilogy will likely be the only full exploration of Stieg Larsson’s series.

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