Review of great expectations dating
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Director Mike Newell effects a fluid transition from scene to scene, and lets us see what it costs Pip to follow through his ambition.
Only two characters – Joe Gargery (Jack Quarton, who doubles as the chilling Mr Jaggers) and Herbert Pocket (Bryn Holding, doubling as Magwitch’s nemesis, Compeyson) – exhibit real human warmth. Ella Vale’s sour and venomous Mrs Joe slaps butter on doorstep bread.
Polly Lister has a powerful stage presence as Miss Havisham, upright in her invalid chair or teetering on two sticks but with a voice still strong and mocking.
Dickens seemed to be writing for cinema before the cinema was invented.
And it's a challenge because is a complicated, plotty novel that blends elements of "thriller, social comedy, gothic horror, satire, melodrama, farce and love story".
While Soulmatch focuses on the spiritual elements of relationships, it is not limited to Christians only.