'Wuthering Heights' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>No Rating; 2:08 running time</b><br><br>
Heathcliff, the novel's Gypsy-blooded "exotic," is no longer simply that. He is black, a Liverpool resident of the streets adopted by Mr. Earnshaw (Paul Hilton) and relocated to the moors and the hostile stares of Wuthering Heights. Arnold's casting ¿ Solomon Glave plays young Heathcliff, a boy, then played a few years older by James Howson ¿ shortcuts and crystallizes the 19th century outsider's angst. As Heathcliff falls into a charged friendship with Cathy (Shannon Beer, followed by Kaya Scodelario), Arnold's film observes these star-crossed sort-of-siblings as creatures of the wild, expressing their feelings in the most elemental way. -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1127-wuthering-heights-20121129,0,738083.column>Read the full "Wuthering Heights" movie review</a>

( November 29, 2012 )

No Rating; 2:08 running time

Heathcliff, the novel's Gypsy-blooded "exotic," is no longer simply that. He is black, a Liverpool resident of the streets adopted by Mr. Earnshaw (Paul Hilton) and relocated to the moors and the hostile stares of Wuthering Heights. Arnold's casting ¿ Solomon Glave plays young Heathcliff, a boy, then played a few years older by James Howson ¿ shortcuts and crystallizes the 19th century outsider's angst. As Heathcliff falls into a charged friendship with Cathy (Shannon Beer, followed by Kaya Scodelario), Arnold's film observes these star-crossed sort-of-siblings as creatures of the wild, expressing their feelings in the most elemental way. -- Michael Phillips

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