Jane Austen Book Club
Friday, December 18, 2009 at 9:55PM

How did I end up watching this movie?

I decided to join the Everything Austen challenge for which I committed to watching six Austen themed movies.  This was my second selection.

Which character did I like best in the movie?

Grigg because I thought that he was so brave to join a book club of all women and then to make a comparison of the characters to a theme in Star Wars.

What was my favorite quote from the movie?

I cannot remember the exact quote but it is the one I referenced above where Grigg compares the relationship between two characters in one of Austen's novels to those in Star Wars.

What will stick with me from the movie?

Book clubs can be a way to discover yourself.

If I could change one thing about the movie, what would it be?

Less of a perfect ending.  It made for a happy ending, but it did not stay true to the book.

Who would enjoy this movie?

Jane Austen fans.

Which screen is this movie best viewed on?

Either one.

Other comments?

I loved the way the movie made reading classic novels appealing and accessible. Also, it was nice to revisit the story again; I had read the book years ago (before I had a blog) and I remember not caring for it too much.  However, the movie made me appreciate the story much more.

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