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  1. Alec Guinness tribute, a Sharknado 2a among movie screenings in the Los Angeles areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... spanned six decades (seven if you count a 1934 uncredited extra part). His breakout movie was “Great Expectations” (1946) followed by “Oliver Twist” (1948), both based on Charles Dickens novels and both directed by David ...

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  2. Of Mice and Men and Player Poets - Alec Guinness at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Town Topics

    ... a young Peter Brook, with Guinness himself as the volcanic Dmitri. The year before the war he had adapted Great Expectations, which ran for six weeks after "a splendid notice" from James Agate. The adaptation for which he received the most ...

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  3. Two Luzerne County companies played role in Jessica Simpson's weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Times Leader

    ... calligraphy. The edges were torn to resemble the famous wall paper scene in the modern adaptation of Great Expectations, starring Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow. "Presented in a floral pattern, hand-painted box, each invite features a pocket ...

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  4. 3 New Details We've Learned About Jessica Simpson's WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Bride's Magazine

    ... now know the new Mr. and Mrs. Johnson walked down the aisle to the score from the 1998 film adaptation of Great Expectations . In fact, the flower-filled reception was inspired by the movie, which stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Ethan Hawke. "She really ...

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  5. Ian McKellen Recalls Alec Guinness As Self-Loathing BisexualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Queerty

    ... He was even arrested at one point, but gave the name "Herbert Pocket," a character that he played in Great Expectations. McKellen said he also faced criticism from the other side - from LGBT activists who wanted him to be more vocal about gay stuff, ...

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  6. 10 Summer Trends Worth Shopping Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Lucky

    ... '90s-style heels are back and better than ever. Slip some on, and get ready to channel Gwyneth Paltrow in Great Expectations (never a bad thing). Yet another past-decade piece that's recently come roaring back into style, the jean skirt ("jirt?") ...

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  7. Staten Island's 'Big and Beefy' talk show moves to Mondays on the Beats & Eats networkRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | SILive.com

    ... Hot Dog Eating Contest, comes into the "studio" Monday, June 16. Caserta appeared in "Bronx Tale," "Great Expectations," "How To" videos and on "Hell's Kitchen" Season 10. Burmeister's career includes bits on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, as a " ...

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  8. Anthony Lane: Celebrating Alec Guinness's centenary, at Film Forum.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... six movies that he made with David Lean. (So fair and fresh does he seem as Herbert Pocket, in Lean's "Great Expectations," from 1946, that it's hard to remember that Guinness was already over thirty, and that he had commanded a Royal Navy landing ...

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  9. Ghostly figures from Charles Dickens novel haunt rush hour commuters in TV promotion stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... on as five spooky Miss Havishams appeared in Tube carriages and on London busses. The characters from Great Expectations - were publicising an adaptation of the novel being shown on TV channel Drama this Bank Holiday weekend After startling ...

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  10. Island Film Group has 'Great Expectations'Read the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Bainbridge Island

    ... The group meets on the second Wednesday of the month for free films and discussion. This month's film: "Great Expectations." The Universal Pictures drama from 1946 was directed by David Lean, and stars John Mills and Valerie Hobson. We encourage an ...

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  11. TV Review: ABC's new fall shows: 6 snap judgmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... as the Charles Dickens of our generation. Her latest show, How to Get Away With Murder , isn't exactly Great Expectations , but it might be the only new ABC series worth watching. Quick takes on the others follow below. HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ...

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  12. ABC's new fall shows: 6 snap judgmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... as the Charles Dickens of our generation. Her latest show, How to Get Away With Murder , isn't exactly Great Expectations , but it might be the only new ABC series worth watching. Warnings about the others follow below. HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER ...

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  13. Blu-ray Review: 'Great Expectations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Charles Dickens' " Great Expectations " is another oft-adapted piece of literature that has seen a variety of film versions from the classic setting of Sir David Lean's outstanding 1946 adaptation to the contemporary relocation of the tale in Alfonso Cuaron's 1998 take.

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  14. J.K. Rowling Teams With HBO And The BBC For The Casual Vacancy MiniseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... for writing several seasons of the British soap opera EastEnders as well as literary miniseries like Great Expectations and the upcoming And Then There Were None adaptation. The Casual Vacancy will be directed by Jonny Campbell, most notable for his ...

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  15. New DVD releases April 8: 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug,' 'Grudge Match'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... (Weinstein), THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (Fox), THE NUT JOB (Universal), BLACK NATIVITY (Fox), GREAT EXPECTATIONS (Fox), THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (Sony), BETTER LIVING THROUGH CHEMISTRY (Universal), MOBIUS (Lionsgate), DATE AND SWITCH (Lionsgate), ...

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  16. Watch: Alternate 'Gravity' Opening Would Have Changed EverythingRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... Gravity is directed by visionary Mexican filmmaker Alfonso CuarA3n ( watch our interview here ), of Great Expectations , Y Tu MamA TambiA n , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and the sci-fi Children of Men previously. The screenplay was ...

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  17. See Awesome Early Designs for Unused Official Posters for 'Gravity'Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... Gravity is directed by visionary Mexican filmmaker Alfonso CuarA3n ( watch our interview here ), of Great Expectations , Y Tu MamA TambiA n , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and the sci-fi Children of Men previously. The screenplay was ...

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  18. Alfonso Cuaron Reflects on Entire Career in One-Hour BAFTA ChatRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... ! Gravity is directed by visionary Mexican filmmaker Alfonso CuarA3n ( watch our interview here ), of Great Expectations , Y Tu MamA TambiA n , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and the sci-fi Children of Men previously. The screenplay ...

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  19. Watch Career-Spanning One-Hour Conversation with Alfonso CuaronRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | /film

    ... his conversation, as he talks about the origins and casting of Gravity , his real thoughts about his film Great Expectations , and the early cinematic influences on his tastes and ambitions. Watch below.

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  20. Tonight's Movie: Rob Roy: The Highland RogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... Fielding also star. ROB ROY was directed by Harold French and filmed by Guy Green , an Oscar winner for GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1948). It runs 81 minutes. This movie's only DVD release has been on a Disney Movie Rewards DVD . I received it for free from ...

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