Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

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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P&P Extra

Thankfully, it didn’t take me too long to track down a DVD copy of Pride & Prejudice (2005)… just over a week, in fact. Hurrah! I’m guessing this was director Joe Wright’s first attempt at recording a commentary track, because … Continue reading

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P&P

As I’ve said before, dramas aren’t really my bag, and I have an allergy to biopics/literary adaptations that try to condense too many events and character beats into a couple of hours… but if there’s anyone who could make me … Continue reading

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