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Review: Sense and Sensibility

Yep, it’s a chick flick. And a period drama. The last movie I watched that combined those elements was Vanity Fair, which just about killed me to watch, so I was pretty nervous about this one. I needn’t have worried. Sense and Sensibility is very smartly written, and surprisingly funny.

The screenplay, which won a Golden Globe for Emma Thompson (and her very funny acceptance speech is on the DVD), apparently differs in many respects . . . → Read More: Review: Sense and Sensibility