Category: Film Reviews

Emma 2020 Review: The Most Picturesque Adaptation

Autumn de Wilde’s 2020 adaptation of Emma mixes screwball comedy, romantic charm, and social satire to delightful effect.

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Emma and Mr Knightley – The Most Romantic Moment of the Month

What’s not to love about Emma and Mr Knightley’s proposal scene in the latest Jane Austen adaptation?

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‘Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears’ Review – A Stylish Romantic Adventure

Essie Davis and Nathan Page return in the epic new Miss Fisher movie, Miss Fisher and The Crypt of Tears! Let’s celebrate and discuss the chemistry, the costumes, and why we deserve another movie.

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‘The Bitter Tea of General Yen’ Review – See One of the First Interracial Romances on Screen

Directed by Frank Capra, The Bitter Tea of General Yen is a relatively forgotten pre-Code film with social relevance, religious cynicism, violence, and a shocking interracial romance between a Chinese warlord and a Christian missionary. Indeed, this is not the type of movie one thinks of when referencing a Capra classic. It’s a Wonderful Life it is not. But that’s what makes this movie so fascinating. Not only is it different from Capra’s later films, but it’s also a love story ahead of its time.

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