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Great Expectations

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Great Expectations

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
128 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/15/13
performer:
Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Sally Hawkins
director:
Mike Newell
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

A working-class Jamaican Brit, Tasmin Archer knows all about underdoggedness. On this power-folk debut, Great Expectations, Archer clamps down on politics both sexual (”Ripped Inside”) and political (”Steeltown”) without ever resorting to preaching. Add a strong, expressive voice that sounds as if she slept a touch too close to those smokestacks in the north of England. Good package, good delivery, sent by a worthy messenger. B+