#1. Persuasion (1995) Sense and Sensibility had Emma Thompson and an Oscar, while Pride and Prejudice has Mr. Darcy. Most Jane Austen die-hards have seen the movie version of Mansfield Park and even Emma. Persuasion, in my experience, causes people to scratch their heads. Persuasion? The movie has no marquee stars (although Ciarán Hinds has [...]
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April 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Blog posts by Lia, Travel Movies We Love
March 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Lia, Celeb spotting, The point of travel
Today’s Guardian article by Viv Groskop about traveling on “feminist pilgrimages” entertained me. With a mixture of embarrassment and sincerity, the author tried to make a point to her daughter–essentially–about how great it is to be a woman by dragging her around to see statues of ladies. I’m sympathetic to this idea because my own my [...]