Hanna director Joe Wright shifts gears from action to classical literature by teaming with Oscar-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard for this adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's beloved novel. Set in late-19th century Russia, Anna Karenina follows the tale of a young woman (Keira Knightley) who questions her happiness and begins to see her life transform in ways she never thought possible. Jude Law, Matthew MacFadyen, and Olivia Williams co-star in a film scored by Academy Award-winning composer Dario Marianelli (Atonement).
"Life of Pi," "Anna Karenina" and "Skyfall" won the film prizes at the 2013 Art Directors Guild Awards on Saturday during a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. "Life of Pi" and "Anna Karenina" will both contend for Oscars later this month, along with three fe more
The Art Directors Guild has announced nominees for excellence in production design. A wide cross-section of work was selected, though high-profile exclusions include "The Master," "Django Unchained" and "Moonrise Kingdom." http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-c more
Anna Karenina - SideReel Review
Classic stories can be told and retold, but Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina , considered by some the greatest novel ever written, has had more than its fair share of movie adaptations. Director Joe Wright distinguishes his 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 more
Directors make decisions. That's what they're hired for and paid to do.
Joe Wright ("Atonement") made a key decision on "Anna Karenina" that is going to have everything to do with how a viewer responds to his version of Russian novelist Leo more
Keira Knightley, Jude Law, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson all star in a bold and heartbroken new take on Leo Tolstoy's classic 'Anna Karenina' http://m.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured/posts/review-keira-knightley-is-electric-in-bold-new-take-on-tolstoys-anna-k more
Keira Knightley, Jude Law, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson all star in a bold and heartbroken new take on Leo Tolstoy's classic 'Anna Karenina' http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured/posts/review-keira-knightley-is-electric-in-bold-new-take-on-tolstoys-anna more
The design is dazzling, but the passion muted, in a creative adaptation of the Tolstoy tome. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention/posts/review-all-the-world-really-is-a-stage-in-adventurous-aloof-anna-karenina