Tag Archives: Bridget Jones’s Diary

Have You Met Miss Jones?

To celebrate Renée Zellweger’s birthday last week, I decided to give Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) a celebratory spin… and was pleasantly surprised by how fresh and funny it still is, after all these years (and several previous viewings). It’s no … Continue reading

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“No Life Without Wife”

Despite the obvious differences in genres, locations, and time periods, it’s impossible to watch Gurinder Chadha’s Bride and Prejudice (2004) without comparing it to other works inspired by, or adapted from, Jane Austen’s novel. I think Bridget Jones’s Diary probably … Continue reading

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Sally Phillips

Over the last few weeks I’ve been having something of a Sally Phillips-fest… entirely unintentional, but very pleasant nonetheless. First I picked up a s-hand copy of The Best of Smack the Pony, then a new series of Jam & … Continue reading

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Scottish Belles

It’s quite bracing to watch Wedding Belles, shortly after catching up with the first series of Mistresses. Both focus on the ups and downs of a group of four female friends, but the latter is a glossy, glamorous romp compared … Continue reading

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