Close
Log in
Please enter your login details

Skip to main content

Breaking News
  • Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says the way some European nations classify refugees is not humane
  • France and Germany agree to propose a permanent and mandatory system to take in refugees and asylum seekers, especially Syrians, in the European Union
  • Turkish PM Davutoglu says Turkey will keep its doors open to refugees as it has done so far
  • EU’s Juncker proposes taking extra 120,000 refugees (European source)
  • Around ten dead and 100 wounded in twin bomb blasts in Cameroon town previously attacked by Boko Haram
Facebook Twitter Google+ Reddit

Mike Newell has directed the latest film adaptation of Great Expectations. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Miss Haversham, alongside a host of other well-known faces including Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane, Sally Hawkins and David Walliams.

Coming only a year after the BBC’s sumptuous Christmas production, critics have commented that this take on the perenial classic, whilst being perfectly servicable, doesn’t really add anything new to the tale. It’s well acted they say and the settings and costumes are sumptuous. But they complain that it just tells the story without giving a fresh slant.

On the other hand, what the Dickens else do you want from your Christmas flick?

More information from
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1836808/

For the trailer see
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10W1rOJ6aME

More about: