Brimming with gothic ambiance, exquisite cinematography, and deeply sinister undertones, Sin Nombre
director Cary Fukunaga’s take on author Charlotte Bronte’s influential, oft-adapted novel almost plays like the most subtle Hammer horror film never produced, or a lush retelling of Jack Clayton’s The Innocents
, only stripped of its supernatural elements. And though there may not be enough menace in Jane Eyre
to transform rabid horror fans into classic literature junkies, screenwriter Moira Buffini does an exceptional job of avoiding the literary genre’s stuffy trappings -- allowing stars Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender to instill their iconi...