RE: Film Adaption of Emma - Starring Paltrow & Northam
Posted by Maria on September 12, 1997 at 01:16:47:
I've been a loyal subject of The Republic of Pemberley
and feel the time has come where I'm about to be charged with treason.
I love JA's book Emma but the film adaption with Paltrow,Northam etc., has a lot to be desired.
Paltrow can't act to save herself and her token effort in trying to be English amuses me. Northam as the lead token English actor is mediocre. The rest of the cast do a fair job but it lacks depth./(At least the majority of the cast weren't Americans pretending to be English as Paltrow was).I believe there is another film adaption of Emma out on video which I'll be interested to see maybe they will create the right atmosphere, period costumes and correct English accents.
A loyal subject of the Republic
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