Review: Wuthering Heights (2011)

Adapting a literary classic is treacherous territory. Not only is there the threat of certain elements that made the original so widely acclaimed being left out, but also that it might miss the purpose of the novel entirely. Luckily for Oscar-winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold, her take on Emily Brontë’s revered Wuthering Heights retains its distinctive quality. Nevertheless, she heralds a new, modern life for the author’s old-fashioned ideals: in particular through her choice to alter Heathcliff’s race, intensifying the themes of race Continue reading “Review: Wuthering Heights (2011)”

News: Artificial Eye Sets UK Release for Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights

Andrea Arnold, director of the highly acclaimed, BAFTA award-winning Fish Tank that saw actress Katie Javis plucked from obscurity and propelled into the limelight, is currently knee-deep in post-production on her follow-up: a feature-length adaptation of Emily Brontë’s novel Wuthering Heights. Continue reading “News: Artificial Eye Sets UK Release for Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights”