Tag Archives: Helena Bonham Carter

December 28

Suffragette – The overdue narrative of a female war. (Film Review)

Of all the complex and contradictory feelings I had as I was watching Suffragette, the most interesting was the revelation that the story was long overdue. I’m not the only female critic who had this experience. I’ve read of two others who experienced being bludgeoned with the observation that the story was late, and the […]

September 29

The Films of David Fincher – Fight Club (Film Review)

If Fincher works in tandems, runs his films in partnerships ( the serial killer duo Se7en and Zodiac, The airport novel duo TGWTDT and Gone Girl, the style over substance duo TCCaseOBB and The Social Network) then there is no doubt that Fight Club runs hot off the heels of The Game. Their central message, […]

April 02

So Many Great Expectations – Mike Newell and the ninth version. (film review)

Great expectations has been adapted for screen nine times, and this count does not include the many television miniseries versions there have been, nor¬†countless¬†theater¬†adaptations. Overall, it seems Dickens has been adapted for the screen almost 300 times, with A Christmas Carol being the most replicated of his stories. Dickens has had all of his work […]