Category Archives: movies

Lady Susan: the Most Unlikely Heroine

I promised you something about the newest Jane Austen adaptation: Love and Friendship, based on one of her lesser works known as Lady Susan. But first I have to brag a little about the progress I’ve been making on my … Continue reading

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Bad Acting

No, this is not another movie review (although I will be writing something about Love and Friendship next time). Think more Mansfield Park. This past Saturday, June 25th, I presented a program on Jane Austen at my local library: “Twenty-first … Continue reading

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Zombie Date Night

I don’t really intend my blog to turn into a movie review site, but there has been more than the usual amount of activity in the period movie arena lately, begging some kind of response. (See previous post for my … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Movies

I watched two new movies this past week – first the Hallmark Channel’s Unleashing Mr. Darcy and then, a couple of days later, I rented the recently released version of Far From the Madding Crowd. I had looked forward to seeing … Continue reading

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My Movie Picks

A week or two ago I put up a post on Facebook asking my 455 friends to recommend movies they thought I might like: I really want to add to my movie collection, but it seems like there aren’t that … Continue reading

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“The Look”

If you are as big a fan of the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice as I am, you probably know which scene I’m thinking of when I talk about “the look.” It takes place when Elizabeth comes … Continue reading

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