Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland) and Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds) star in the romantic drama based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, from acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga (Sin Nombre). In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. As she reflects upon the people and emotions that have defined her, it is clear that the isolated and imposing residence – and Mr. Rochester’s coldness – have sorely tested the young woman’s resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. She must now act decisively to secure her own future and come to terms with the past that haunts her – and the terrible secret that Mr. Rochester is hiding and that she has uncovered…
It's a natural law that when the movies roll into Netflix, at some point they they have to roll on out. June is certainly no exception, as the following list of ten are picks we think you should see before they leave the stream during that month.
May 24, 2017
10 Awesome Movies You Need To Watch Before They Leave Netflix In June
Well, Brian Joseph Davis, writer and co-founder of the online literary magazine Joyland, chose to explore the divide between what we imagine and what's on the page with his intriguing blog The Composites. Here he uses composite sketch software created for identifying crime suspects to render a detailed image of a wide-array of literary figures, from Sam Spade to Madam Bovary and Lisbeth Salander.
Feb 21, 2012
What Lisbeth Salander And More Book Characters Would Really Look Like
What sets Fukunaga’s production apart is it’s gothic feel, its up-and-coming talent, and a good score. That may not be enough to compete with Orson Welles, Bernard Herrmann, and an early Elizabeth Taylor appearance, but you can’t say they didn’t put in major effort
Jun 18, 2011
New Jane Eyre DVD And Blu-Rays Compete For Precedence Through Impressive Extras
Fassbender was tackling the role of the moody, imperious romantic hero Edward Fairfax Rochester, the enigmatic love interest played in the countless Jane Eyre adaptations by the likes of Orson Welles, George C. Scott and William Hurt. But together with co-star Mia Wasikowska as Jane, Fassbender and Fukunaga pulled off the unthinkable
Mar 11, 2011
Interview: Michael Fassbender Embraces Weirdness And Modernity In Jane Eyre
I know adaptations of centuries-old novels aren't usually the things that get the movie fan community's blood pumping, but I am excited about the upcoming movie version of Jane Eyre, and you should be too