Wuthering Heights The interesting British filmmaker Andrea Arnold ( Fish Tank , Red Road ) retells Emily Brontë's famous 19th-century tragic-romantic novel with arresting eccentricity: The scratch… Wuthering Heights The interesting British filmmaker Andrea Arnold ( Fish Tank , Red Road ) retells Emily Brontë's famous 19th-century tragic-romantic novel with arresting eccentricity: The scratch… 2012-10-05 Unrated PT128M Drama Steve Evets James Howson Oliver Milburn Kaya Scodelario Oscilloscope Pictures
Movie Review

Wuthering Heights (2012)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
PHYSICAL NATURE Solomon Glave and Shannon Beer star in this adaptation of Emily Brontë's classic novel
Image credit: Agatha Nitecka
PHYSICAL NATURE Solomon Glave and Shannon Beer star in this adaptation of Emily Brontë's classic novel
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Limited Release: Oct 05, 2012; Rated: Unrated; Length: 128 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Steve Evets, James Howson, Oliver Milburn and Kaya Scodelario; Distributor: Oscilloscope Pictures

The interesting British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Red Road) retells Emily Brontë's famous 19th-century tragic-romantic novel with arresting eccentricity: The scratch of a tree branch on a windowpane and the smear of mud on a dress hem signify more than any dialogue. Heathcliff is black, and Cathy, his doomed love, is first seen as a fierce little girl whose passionate bond with the young adopted boy (described by Brontë as a "little Lascar") is of an almost animal physical nature. Willful, meandering, and intriguing, this Wuthering Heights is similarly headstrong. B+

Originally posted Oct 03, 2012 Published in issue #1228-1229 Oct 12, 2012 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Aug 17 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $28.4 2 $117.6 C+
2.
Guardians of the Galaxy
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$24.7 3 $222.3 A-
3. $17.7 1 $26.1 F
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The Expendables 3
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$16.2 1 $16.2 B
5.
The Giver
Weinstein Co.
$12.8 1 $12.8 C-
6.
Into the Storm
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$7.7 2 $31.3 D+
7.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Walt Disney Pictures
$7.1 2 $23.6 B
8.
Lucy
Universal
$5.3 4 $107.5 B
9.
Step Up All In
Lionsgate
$2.7 2 $11.8 B-
10.
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IFC
$2.1 6 $13.8 A
* in millions