Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Emma’ Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne

Alexandra Byrne is an Oscar winning costume designer, who has worked on Hamlet (1996), Elizabeth (1998), The Phantom of the Opera (2004) and Murder on the Orient Express (2017). She has also designed the costumes extensively within the MCU – including Thor (2011), The Avengers…

Latest, Netflix, Romance, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Bridgerton (2020)

It’s been a great year for irreverent historical and literary film and TV, with the most prominent being The Personal History of David Copperfield (dir. Armando Iannucci), Enola Holmes (dir. Harry Bradbeer) and The Great (Tony McNamara, creator). We’re also currently between seasons of Dickinson…

Episodes, JumpCast

JumpCast: Episode 16 – Emma.

This week’s host Audrey is joined by Fiona and Erin to discuss Jane Austen adaptations and share their thoughts on the latest adaptation – Emma.  Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Podtail + Stitcher We would love to hear your feedback, so please let us know your thoughts on our…

Articles, Features

Assessing Austen Adaptations

There has been a long history of adaptations of the novels of the world’s most famous female author – Jane Austen – starting circa 1940. However, it was in 1995 that the double-whammy of the Pride & Prejudice BBC television series (which made a huge…

Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: Emma. (2020)

After mid-90s and mid-2000s explosions in adaptations of Jane Austen novels, it feels like we’re over-due for another spate of films and TV shows based on the work of the world’s most famous female author. What we have had in recent years is adaptations of…