The Course of True Love

And now for our second Austen film in a month. That's kind of a record for this blog... šŸ™‚ One of the nicest Jane Austen films in my opinion is the graceful and lovely Sense and Sensibility.Ā This 1995 charmer won Emma Thompson an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as a Golden Globe … Continue reading The Course of True Love

Make Me A Match

*harp music playing* Nobody does romance quite like Jane Austen, and today we're going to look at the 1996 film,Ā Emma,Ā featuring a young Gwyneth Paltrow before Goop, a young Ewan McGregor before Obi Wan, and a young Toni Collette before almost everything else she's done. And we can't forget Jeremy North as the super-romantic Mr. Knightley. … Continue reading Make Me A Match

Page To Screen: Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's single most famous novel is, of course,Ā Pride and Prejudice.Ā All six of her novels are famous, but there's something aboutĀ P&PĀ that puts it above the others. It's been adapted more than any other Austen novel, that's for sure. I toyed with the idea of asking the Twitterverse which versions of Pride and Prejudice were their … Continue reading Page To Screen: Pride and Prejudice