PODCAST: Jason Diamond and Jen Vafids Dissect the 1998 Great Expectations Adaptation
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There are some films that are innovative and interesting takes on classic books, and then there is the 1998 adaptation of Great Expectations. Directed by and starring a bunch of people who won, or would go on to win Oscars, the movie is part of a trend in the 90s that attempted to take classic literature and give it a fresh and hip edge (think Clueless, Romeo + Juliet, Cruel Intentions), but as Jason Diamond and Jen Vafids discuss on this episode of Ryder + Flyte, the results are mixed at best.