There is so much crap out there…
…that I think it’s important to praise excellence. To spread the word about creative achievement. In a word, we must
Pimp the good stuff, my people!
But I digress.
My wife is likely fighting the Wuhan Virus. So we have spent time inside this weekend. And we watched a delightful, accomplished, and exceedingly fine film called Emma. Released in 2020, it’s a sumptuous, funny, sweet, and ultimately very moving adaptation of a Jane Austen novel.
Not an Austen purist myself, I’ve never read the source material. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed the film and as soon as it is available on BluRay, it will be mine.
Currently, it can be streamed on Amazon Prime, and this hard-bitten historical fiction novelist can’t recommend it (or the lead actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, a young woman of scary talent) highly enough.