More like Shrimpy Expectations… this adaptation does not deserve a Pip Pip Hooray! It did have some pretty good acting from Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes and Jeremy Irvine was a fine Pip. This film just didn’t do anything new with the classic story. Although, judging by how Helena Bonham Carter is dressed you would think this was a Tim Burton film. Holly Grainger was an overly cold Estella, I just didn’t care for her. I guess I don’t know what I was expecting…. something good? Grand? Great even? Nope, we got shrimpy instead.
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Great Expectations (2012)