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Great Expectations Movie

Innocence and Expectation

Cherie Desai | Posted 10.01.2013 | Books
Cherie Desai

Great Expectations, the television miniseries made in 2011, was one of those few, rare films which I enjoyed as much as the book. Dicken's storytelling has a quality that cannot be put on screen, but the main characters were cleverly translated.

WATCH: Bellatrix Lestrange IS Miss Havisham In 'Great Expectations'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

The expectations are high for the latest screen adaptation of "Great Expectations" -- especially among "Harry Potter" fans. The newest version stars H...

Most Anticipated Book Adaptations Of 2012

| Posted 01.21.2012 | Books

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz: 2011 was a mixed year for adaptations, ranging from bad ("One Day") to okay ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo") to great ...

'Great Expectations' Gets A Makeover

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

While Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" has become a sacred piece of literature, for its 200th anniversary, it looks like it will be getting a bit...

PHOTOS: Helena Bonham Carter Plays Literary Villain

Madeleine Crum | Posted 01.04.2012 | Books

The sweetheart (or miscreant, depending on the flick) of period piece films, Helena Bonham Carter is making a silver-haired return to the silver scree...

Timeless Taboos: Why 19th-Century Novels Appeal To Film-Makers

The Guardian | Mark Lawson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books

At press previews, to which movie critics are lured on weekday mornings by platters of complimentary croissants and fruit segments, a special mood of ...