So tell me. Which are your favorite Great Expectations adaptations? I've really only watched the Jean Simmons/Anthony Hopkins one with any regularity. I do love the book (it was my first Dickens). And I'd be interested in falling in love with a film adaptation of it if you'd be so kind as to share your favorites. What do you think of this upcoming one due out next month?
I can't quit Jennifer Echols . Not that I really try that hard, but I read her new ones and often feel as though I'm still searching for that one in possession of that certain something that will make me feel the way Going Too Far did. Like I couldn't put it it down. And definitely like I didn't hate either of the main characters after the fact. Well, I found it with Such a Rush . I read this 300+ pager in a single night, which clears up the question of whether or not I couldn't put it down. And I finished it definitely not hating either of the main characters. I didn't finish it loving them both unreservedly, though. I loved Leah with my whole heart from page one and that never changed. My feelings regarding one of the Hall brothers remain complicated. More to come on this in a bit. On a side note, I'm delighted that Such a Rush is Ms. Echols' hardcover debut. It's a meticulously designed book, a pleasure to hold in my hands as I stayed up way
Yet another movie to see...and I still have to check out Romeo and Juliet!ReplyDelete
I know! I haven't gotten out to see it yet either.Delete
This one looks awesome. It makes me want to read the book all over again (and I've read it twice already!) I'm not familiar with other adaptations, so no help there.ReplyDelete
I agree. I love this story and I'm always curious to see which ending they use in new adaptations.Delete
This looks good. I watched part of the newish Masterpiece Great Expectations with Gillian Anderson as Miss Havisham. There were some really good bits and some not so good bits. I thought the stylization was pretty interesting. Pip was just so darn pretty. My friend Karen said he looked with Keira Knightley's twin sister.ReplyDelete
I love the book, it was my first Dickens as well!! I CAN NOT WAIT to see this. I feel like I have been waiting for ages, I also haven't seen Much Ado or the new Romeo and Juliet. AHH OVERLOAD!!ReplyDelete