Bob Mondello's DVD Picks: Stieg Larsson's 'Dragon Tattoo' Trilogy : Monkey See Extras include a European documentary about author Stieg Larsson, plus interviews with most of the principals, including one with leading lady Noomi Rapace who, considering her on screen persona, is almost disconcertingly cute and chatty.
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DVD Picks: The 'Dragon Tattoo' Trilogy

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DVD Picks: The 'Dragon Tattoo' Trilogy

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MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

So we've asked Bob Mondello to help us sort out the good from the bad. Bob's recommendation this week: a new box set of the "Dragon Tattoo" trilogy.

BOB MONDELLO: No guy who terrorizes women would ever want to meet Lisbeth Salander, the girl with the dragon tattoo.

(SOUNDBITE OF SCREAM)

MONDELLO: The girl who played with fire, the girl who kicked the hornet's nest.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

MONDELLO: She's a girl, shall we say, of few words, every one of them choice.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM)

NOOMI RAPACE: (As Lisbeth Salander) (Unintelligible).

MONDELLO: The new box set has Lisbeth sleuthing in the original Swedish...

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM)

REPACE: (As Lisbeth) (Speaking foreign language).

MONDELLO: And also dubbed.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM)

REPACE: (As Lisbeth) (Overdubbed) What's if it's a code?

MONDELLO: Unidentified Man: Did you immediately see yourself in the role?

RAPACE: Yeah, but I always do. So, you know, I can read about, you know, a middle-age man and I see myself, in a way.

MONDELLO: I'm Bob Mondello.

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