Play moves gracefully from humor to melancholy intensity, from tart insight to tender observation.
Given Natalie Portman's elegant demeanor, a turn in a period Jane Austen adaptation was inevitable.
Elton John's Rocket Pictures hopes to make the first Jane Austen adaptation to which men will drag their girlfriends.
I may have said many things, Oliver, but unfortunately I probably didn't mean them." The overwhelming irony of this remark is that it's a lie.
Heavy, doom-laden and, unfortunately, entirely predictable, director Gavin O'Connor's murky drama applies epic aspirations to a story all too familiar from any number of films and TV shows.