Review: Anna Karenina: The Rehearsal of Tolstoy’s Masterpiece

Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina. As many as his maker, Anna Karenina a great holy book. It’s a great fantasy novel; a great social tourism; a philosophical treatise on moral relativism and the limits of reason. But it is rambling and repetitive and raw, although the weakness of the construction doubles as a great strength … Read more

Anna Karenina: Read the Book, Watch the Movie

Tolstoy’s epic story delights the humanity of its characters. Alas, that character was lost in screen translation. For the holidays, buy something you love Tolstoy’s novel, Anna Karenina. Don’t settle for silver and bronze – or modern day dirt – when you can give up pure gold. Don’t go to Anna Kareninacurrent movie, hoping you … Read more