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Feels like we only go backwards – Great Expectations review

By Simon Miraudo March 4, 2013 Following on from Alfonso Cuaron‘s modern update of Great Expectations, Mike Newell becomes the latest director (and second Harry Potter helmer) to try his hand at Charles Dickens’ classic novel. He returns the tale to its 19th century roots, and casts notorious scene gobblers Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, […]

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First look at Helena Bonham Carter in Great Expectations

Yikes! Just when you thought she was already cranking ’11’ on the nutty scale, Helena Bonham Carter shows off her latest cinematic look. Deadline have the first images of Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham in Mike Newell’s upcoming adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens’ novel Great Expectations. Havisham is a spinster who sits in her […]

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Mike Newell taking on Great Expectations

The Charles Dickens classic Great Expectations is set for another big-screen adaptation, this time by director Mike Newell with Oscar winning producer Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen. The Hollywood Reporter details it will be a “fresh” take on the beloved story of Pip, an orphan, who relays to us his life as he attempts to […]

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