The Course of True Love

And now for our second Austen film in a month. That's kind of a record for this blog... ūüôā One of the nicest Jane Austen films in my opinion is the graceful and lovely Sense and Sensibility.¬†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,¬†Emma,¬†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,¬†Pride and Prejudice.¬†All six of her novels are famous, but there's something about¬†P&P¬†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