2012 will bring some beloved books being transformed into movies. Might be worth giving them a re-read just to see how the movies compare.
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens wrote about the orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers — all have a part to play in the mystery. Ralph Fiennes stars as Magwitch in this 2012 release along with Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham. Information about the movie.
Les Miserables is an adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman. Don’t forget to listen to the beautiful music from the stage production.