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Great Expectations

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    Watch: Trailer for 'Great Expectations' Starring Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Holliday Grainger

    Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" has seen numerous film iterations over the years, the most memorable possibly being the 1998 modernized version starring Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow.

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    Watch: Trailer For Mike Newell's 'Great Expectations' Featuring Ralph Fiennes & Helena Bonham Carter

    Gotta admit, we sort of totally forgot about this movie entirely. After playing TIFF to rather muted notice last fall, and being released all over the place elsewhere in the world, Mike Newell's "Great Expectations" is finally seeing release in stateside theaters. And well, it's certainly very costu...

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    Poster Roundup: New One Sheets For 'Great Expectations,' 'Holy Motors' & 'Like Someone In Love'

    Temperatures dipping everywhere mean at least two things for the cinema: arthouse and adaptation releases are gearing up for their end-of-year showcases, and this year is certainly no slouch when it comes to high-profile directors advertising their latest creations.

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    Watch: New U.K. Trailer For 'Great Expectations' Starring Helena Bonham Carter & Ralph Fiennes

    Here's the deal with "Great Expectations." Either you're familiar with Charles Dickens' famed story and numerous adaptations or...you're not. If you fall into the former camp, you're likely wondering what compelling reason there is to check out Mike Newell's latest ...

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    TIFF Review: 'Great Expectations' Is A Handsome But Stodgy Literary Adaptation

    Adapted a dozen times for television and film (most memorably by David Lean back in 1946), the Charles Dickens classic "Great Expectations" is a tale ripe with thematic undercurrents, one that is more-than-ready for reinvention, interpretation, and reconfiguration. Sadly, no one told this to the mak...

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    Focus Features Go To 'The Place Beyond The Pines,' 'Great Expectations' And 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Also Find Homes

    Several days into this year's Toronto International Film Festival, the buyers' market hasn't quite caught fire yet. A few films have been picked up, mostly on the smaller scale of things, but the first few days have mostly been made up of films that already have distribution – the "Cloud Atlas"es, "...

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    Toronto 2012: OMG! New P&A Fund Outsource Media Group Buys North American Rights for 'Great Expectations'

    A new funding company with a great acronym, Outsource Media Group, has bought all North American rights to the Mike Newell's "Great Expectations" in advance of its world premiere tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film stars Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter...

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    Watch: New Clip Debuts From 'Great Expectations' With Ralph Fiennes & Jeremy Irvine

    Tackling an adaptation of a 150-year-old Charles Dickens novel, especially one that has already been brought to the screen at least a dozen times in various forms, is a daunting task indeed. What do you change? What do you freshen up? Well, if you're Mike Newell, who directed a new adaptation, the a...

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    'Great Expectations' Starring Ralph Fiennes & Helena Bonham Carter Will Close 56th BFI London Film Festival

    Venice, Toronto, New York....so that's all the festival business we have, right? Lucky for movie fans, the answer is no. October brings with it the BFI London Film Festival, and they're now beginning to raise the curtain on what they'll be presenting. And they've got a very fitting capper in the wor...

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    TIFF TRAILER: Helena Bonham Carter is a Campy Delight in 'Great Expectations' (Video)

    Judging by the meaty (it clocks in at three minutes) international trailer, Bonham Carter is the reason to check out this Gothic version.

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