Yes, “Anna Karenina,” Leo Tolstoy’s beloved mega-novel of love and revolution, is being adapted once again (by our count this is the twelfth big-screen version), this time by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard and big-time director Joe Wright. Here, Keira Knightley stars in the title role, with Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Kelly Macdonald tagging along for support.
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The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with acclaimed director Joe Wright, following the award-winn… Read More
Adapting novels (especially epic ones) to screen is often an arduous task — the director must ensure that he/she stays true to the original material, while giving it a stamp of his/her own particular style. The cast, to some extent, must also be willing to… Continue reading Jude Law On 'Anna Karenina' And The True Nature Of Love
“Chloe, your voice didn’t sound Aguilerian at all!” So begins a new clip from “Pitch Perfect” (and a catch phrase is born!).
From the celebrated “Avenue Q” director Jason Moore, the upcoming sing-song comedy stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Anna Camp as an all-girls a capella group who take to the mic to best the male champs on campus.
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We hear you. Leo Tolstoy? Nineteenth-century Russian literature? You’re eyes are burning holes in the theater’s “Exit” sign, already. But trust in me – better yet, trust in Joe Wright – when I tell you this latest adaptation of Anna Karenina is an intoxicating, intelligent, fresh and intensely passionate take on a timeless piece of storytelling.
The first sound you hear will be the chatter of a live audience settling… Continue reading 'Anna Karenina' Toronto Review: A Bold, Brash and Intoxicating Take on a Russian Classic