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Someone online asked if we really needed another version of Jane Austen’s Emma but this one is the colorful, amusing, charming, and delicious version we didn’t know we needed. Time declared that it “strikes just the right balance of modern and authentic” and I have to agree. Since my first post on Emma last week, […]

The newest film version of the 1815 Jane Austen classic Emma hits theaters in the United States tonight. I’m very excited to see the movie based on all the beautiful images I’ve seen so far from director Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation of Emma. According to AD, “de Wilde explained to her production crew that the […]

A Woman’s Wit

11 . 04 . 09

I know what I am going to be doing Friday, barring any decorating emergencies, of course. I will be first in line to view the new Jane Austen exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum! A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy runs from November 6, 2009-March 14, 2010 and “explores the life, work […]

Sense and Sensibility

02 . 05 . 09

No matter how many times Hollywood tries to remake one of Jane Austen’s classics into a film, I can never quite enjoy them. All I see are perfect movie stars and make believe. That’s why I will always prefer the BBC versions. They always draw me and make me forget that I am watching a […]