So Daniel Craig is playing Mikael Blomkvist in the American version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. I'm pretty happy about the casting, which got me thinking about other book-to-movie translations that I liked and disliked.
The English Patient:
Smilla's Sense of Snow
Possession: Ohmygod. The levels of wrong. I actually liked Gwyneth Paltrow as Maud but I was pretty cold about everything else. Well, to be fair, the casting wasn't as egregious for me as the