After making his metaphysical action movie "Hanna," English director Joe Wright was faced with the question of where to go next. The answer seemed to drop right in front of him: "Anna Karenina."
Leo Tolstoy's late 19th century novel had been filmed many times before, the most famous version being the 1935 Greta Garbo movie. Read More
“Anna Karenina” is back, regardless of whether we need another adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s tragic story of love, longing, locomotives and, when things work well, some pithy social material in between. Director Joe Wright gives it an original go, but his stylized, design-heavy approach undercuts essential passion. Read More