This just doesn’t feel Wright.
God, that’s a mouthful.
Bernard Rose’s new film is a sparse, quietly naturalistic slow-burner that grapples with some of the big questions through the medium of a very small story. Underpinned by the fascinating dynamic between its two leads, Danny Huston and Matthew Jacobs, and swinging from the banal to the life-or-death in a heartbeat, Boxing Day is an oddly affecting film that – despite taking a while to get to the point – has a deeply moving and important message at its heart.
Joe Wright injects new life into the period drama format with this lavish adaptation of Tolstoy’s cherished novel. Anna Karenina is a lush, tantalising spectacle which features compelling performances from its leads, Keira Knightley and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, but doesn’t quite hit the mark when it comes to plumbing the emotional depths of its tragic story.
This Friday heralds the release of Andrea Arnold’s new film version of Emily Brontë’s beloved novel, Wuthering Heights. In honour of this occasion, which marks the FIRST TIME anyone has made a film of this book, BFF have compiled a list of…wait, what? What’s that you say? You mean, there’s been a film of Wuthering Heights before?! Seriously, though, here’s a list of the Top 10 classic novels that KEEP GETTING FILMED.
At least we can almost guarantee she’ll wear a lovely dress.