Tag Archives: Joe Wright

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 […]

February 18

Anna Karenina – Joe Wright and Tom Stoppard squeeze Tolstoy down to theatre size (film review)

I was rather shocked to find, as I was researching this film, that the story of Anna Karenina has been made into a film twenty-five times. It was considered by Dostoyevsky – a favorite writer of mine – to be the greatest novel ever written, and Dostoyevsky is not alone in that opinion. Having seen […]