Movies

A Brand New 'Emma' Offers a Sly, Intriguing Take on a Jane Austen Classic

Anna Taylor-Joy in the trailer for "Emma" (Photo: Focus Features)

It's true: Maybe we don't actually need another onscreen adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, given the fact that there's already a fairly great feature film version starring Gwyneth Paltrow and an amazing television adaptation starring Romola Garai out there just waiting for us to watch them. (Whether for the first or fifteenth time.) 

But, since we're getting another one whether we like it or not, it's an unspeakable relief to discover that the trailer for this upcoming 2020 update starring Anna Taylor-Joy looks great.

'Yesterday': A Fanciful Tribute to the Enduring Power of the Beatles' Music

On its opening weekend, I decided to see for myself if the Danny Boyle film Yesterday was as promising as the trailer made it appear. The details regarding a case of very specific mass amnesia in the story should not be examined too seriously or you’re bound to find issues. However, if you go along for the ride in this fanciful tribute to the enduring power of the Beatles’ music, our own Carmen Croghan has a feeling you’ll enjoy it as much as she did. And here’s why.

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