Film review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS, from Built For Speed

With their wonderful, ornate prose and vivid imagery, Charles Dickens’ novels seem ideally suited to cinema adaptations.  David Lean realized this potential magnificently with his atmospheric 1946 version of Great Expectations.  Less successful was Alfonso Cuaron’s miscalculated modern day version of Great Expectations with Ethan Hawke and Robert de Niro. The latest adaptation of this novel, from British director Mike

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