Year Released: 2020
Staring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Angus Imrie, Letty Thomas, Gemma Whelan
Director: Autumn de Wilde
In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
5 Tiny Reviews
"If you doubt the need for another Austen, let this gorgeous film change your mind. Instead of ignoring the offers made to the period film genre by great films like 'Anna Karenina' and <a href=“/article/review-the-favourite-a-delicious-work-of-magnificent-insanity“>'The Favourite'</a>, 'Emma.' runs with them, finding a new language for approaching the great works of one of the great writers, realising her wit and humour in new and exciting ways while honouring the deep intelligence and generosity"
"If you enjoy reading my Spoiler-Free reviews, please follow my blog @ https://www.msbreviews.com Emma. is Autumn de Wilde's feature film directorial debut, as well as Eleanor Catton's screenwriting debut. I never watched any previous adaptations and period movies aren't exactly "my thing". This doesn't mean I can't appreciate them! The Favourite and Little Women are the most recent examples of films belonging to said genre that I absolutely love. The main reason why I felt the need to watch "
"Thinly plotted but enjoyable enough drama-comedy with a nice performance from Anya Taylor-Joy. Never read the Jane Austen novel nor seen any of the other adaptations, so I don't know how this one compares, but I liked it well enough. **3.0/5**"
"When I saw the previews for this latest interpretation of Jane Austen’s Emma, I envisioned a reimagining of the classic, with the plot or the setting radically changed with creative license applied liberally throughout. I was ready to not like it. But instead I discovered that wondrous creativity was launched to make small tweaks to details. There was Harriet Smith, who may have been plain, but marching here and there with her classmates, dressed in matching red dresses and large hats, provid"
"Well, what a happy surprise. The director set up absolutely beautiful scenes of stunning upper class English homes. Elaborate rooms. Just an awsome film. A most happy ending for everyone. A bit tongue in cheek portrail of English life during the Victorian era. Really enjoyed it."