I'm such a sucker for these types of stories and characters. Anyone who says they don't like romance/romcom movies needs to watch things like this. Not without its problems, with the ending really lacking a sense of closure, and it definitely shows its age with some of the themes, but still hard not to enjoy such memorable characters and dialogue.
Nothing particularly memorable, mainly because it felt like such a by the book (hahahaha kill me) adaptation with plenty of tropes and a story that so plainly lacks in suspense and intrigue. The only real takeaway for me is Rapace's performance and her character's whole design. A bit too edgy at times, without no self awareness to balance it out. Very hard to take seriously. Conflicted on whether or not to watch Fincher's version...
I can undoubtedly say the Coens are becoming my favourite filmmakers. Every scene Pitt is in, hell, every line he delivers is outright hilarious. The scene with him and Malkovich in the car alone is one of the funniest things I've seen in a film. Will rewatch this one for years to come.