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  1. Oscar Nominee Ethan Hawke to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 |

    ... opposite Denzel Washington. His additional credits include: Dead Poets Society, Good Kill, Reality Bites, Great Expectations, Hamlet, Gattaca, Brooklyn's Finest, The Purge, and Before The Devil Knows You're Dead. Hawke's acting career has always ...


  2. Ethan Hawke on playing 'the James Dean of jazz', Chet BakerRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 |

    ... "It might be done; it might not. I'll see what Julie has to say." He thinks for a second, then brings up Great Expectations. The contemporary version of the Dickens classic was his first big lead, and an early film for Gravity director Alfonso ...


  3. Oblivion, Demetrius and the Gladiators, Great Expectations, Mrs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Radio Times

    Previously attached to possible remakes of Logan's Run and The Black Hole, director Joseph Kosinski draws on other 70s classics Silent Running, The Omega Man and Star Wars for his second film, Oblivion. It's set in 2077, with Tom Cruise and Andrea Riseborough as caretakers on a war-ruined earth, keeping a watchful eye on the generators that now power humanity's new home, a moon of Saturn, via a hub in space.


  4. Buster Keaton and ballot boxes, streaming this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | PC World

    ... hit Shakespeare in Love , she was also in this superior, underrated adaptation of a literary classic. Great Expectations (1998) is strange and beautiful, departing in many ways from Dickens' novel. If you can get past its choices, it's a tender, ...


  5. What's Coming to Netflix in May: Bring It On, FinallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Racked

    It's been a long, long road, but after much deliberation between the powers that be at Netflix - likely done via vigorous claps, cutesy rhymes, and plenty of jazz hands - the seminal 2000 film Bring It On is finally coming to the streaming service. Also new this month: a black-and-white, pin-curled Reese Witherspoon in Pleasantville, a very aloof, naked Gwyneth Paltrow in the 1998 modernization of Great Expectations, and 16-year-old Molly Ringwald in Sixteen Candles .


  6. Lubezki achieves the extraordinary long shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Japan Times

    At this year's Oscars, while everyone was fuming about the academy's lack of diversity, few bothered to notice an incredible achievement: Mexican cameraman Emmanuel Lubezki, also known by his nickname "Chivo," became the first person ever to win three Oscars in a row for Best Cinematography. Lubezki was an Oscar nominee for Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow" way back in 2000, but it was probably the 2001 road movie "Y Tu Mama Tambien" - made with his film-school buddy, director Alfonso Cuaron, largely in reaction to the Hollywood ways of working that chafed against them in making "Great Expectations" - that he began to come into his own.


  7. Reborn To Be BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | MTV

    ... somewhat immature intellectuals, in everything from Reality Bites and Before Sunrise to Hamlet and Great Expectations . Finally, 10 years ago Hawke decided it was time to shake up his style. It was time for a new chapter - or, as he puts it, "a ...


  8. Here's what's in Gwyneth Paltrow's $200 'Moon Dust' smoothieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | SFGate

    ... of "A Perfect Murder," Monday evening, June 1, 1998. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow gets a hug from her "Great Expectations" co-star Ethan Hawke at the premiere of the film, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, in the Century City section of Los Angeles. Actress ...


  9. The greatest voices in the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Age

    ... was his great vocal range, which deepened as he got older. Compare him as Herbert Pocket in David Lean's Great Expectations in 1946, and the booming authority of his voice in Star Wars 30 years later. A tenor has become a baritone. Voices were ...


  10. Bollywood's 'Fitoor' can't live up to 'Great Expectations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 |

    It's admittedly "based on Great Expectations ," but after seeing Bollywood director Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor , which opens today, you'll need to hurry up and rewatch David Lean's classic version with Alec Guinness to get the sight of the beautifully filmed and scored but otherwise poorly realized effort out of your mind. Unlike Guinness's Pip, Aditya Roy Kapur's Noor is solemn and self-destructive throughout, and though he's a hugely successful artist in Fitoor 's contemporary Kashmir setting, he offers nothing for the ravishing Katrina Kaif , Fitoor 's Firdaus .


  11. Fitoor Movie Reviews round-up: Do critics have 'Great...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | DNA India

    Have the critics given Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor a thumbs up? Or is it going the tai-tai-phis way? What's it about: Based on Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Fitoor is the story of a poor orphan Noor's love/obsession for rich girl Firdaus from the moment he sets eyes on her. Her adoptive mother Begum Hazrat invites him to do a menial job in the stables and before long the haughty Firdaus accepts the lad with torn shoes as her friend.


  12. Exclusive: Gwyneth Paltrow On Juice Beauty and Why She's Still Obsessed With Tracy AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Racked

    ... is, in a word, #Goals. In addition to being a legitimate A-list actress ( The Talented Mr. Ripley , Great Expectations , The Royal Tenenbaums ), a global fashion muse (Tom Ford once called her "the perfect person to dress"), and a diehard fitness ...


  13. The Family, Archipelago, Great Expectations, Robin Hood: Prince of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Radio Times

    A French-American co-production directed by the mercurial Luc Besson, The Family transports a mafia household to rural Normandy after dad Robert De Niro rats on a rival. Their adjustment to life in a quiet, idyllic backwater forms the meat of the uneven comedy and De Niro does his usual, self-parodic schtick.


  14. Classic Hollywood Throwback Thursday Featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi Himself, Alec GuinnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Socialite Life

    ... Alec made the transition to film in 1946 with the role of Herbert Pocket in David Lean 's adaptation of Great Expectations . The two had become friends during Alec's theatre years when Alec had written his own version of Great Expectations and ...


  15. Charlotte Rampling wins LA Film Critics award after landing Hollywood Reporter coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... a career spanning 50 years, appearing in English, French and Italian movies, including The Duchess and Great Expectations. In 2000, Rampling was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Honours List for her services to acting and UK-French cultural relations. ...


  16. UNVEILED: Chichester Festival Theatre's new artistic directorRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Midsussex Today

    ... Television credits include The Passion, Doctor Who, The Virgin Queen, Spooks, Love in a Cold Climate, Great Expectations, Daniel Deronda and To The Ends of the Earth. Film credits include Les MisA rables. Daniel is a Fellow of the Guildhall ...


  17. A Traveller in Time - PreviewRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | IndieLondon

    ... ret Garden ), and stars Sophie Thompson in her first TV appearance, alongside the late Simon Gipps-Kent ( Great Expectations ). on November 9, 2015, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Simply answer the following question