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Jane Austen

  • Film

    August 29, 2013
  • Calendar

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Does the Harlem Shake Mean We'll Never Escape Viral Dance Memes?

    I don't mean to get too weepy here, so soon after Valentine's Day, but I think this is true, and important: You never forget your first viral-video dance meme. I'm sorry, "Harlem Shake" partisans, but it's true. Whether it was "Call Me Maybe," all the way back in 2012, or "Gangnam Style," all the wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Marian Call On Geeks, Typewriters, a Dead Cat

    Brian SmithMarian Call​Hailing from Alaska, singer-songwriter Marian Call is one odd duck. With songs that feature themes prevalent to geek culture (technology, science fiction, etc.), Call has cultivated a dedicated worldwide fan base. Her soon to be released double album Something Fierce was com ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
  • Film

    September 17, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Green Tea

    The Arboretum offers a Harvest break

  • Film

    July 24, 2008

    In the Spirit of Waugh

    A good nine hours lighter than its TV predecessor, Brideshead Revisited gets back to the source

  • Home Entertainment

    February 7, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007
  • Calendar

    September 13, 2007

    An Exercise in Pride

    This writer would like to clear up a few things

  • News

    September 13, 2007
  • Culture

    September 6, 2007

    Twisted Sisters

    DTC struggles with Pride and Prejudice; some funny "girls" in Nunsense: A-Men!

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007
  • Film

    August 2, 2007
  • Calendar

    February 1, 2007

    Taking Pride In It

    GCT tackles Jane Austen

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006

    Without Prejudice

    Berdoll signs her Austen fanfic follow-up

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006

    Without Prejudice

    Berdoll signs her Austen fanfic follow-up

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    March 2, 2006
  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Rogues' Gallery

    Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005

  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Love at First Fight

    This Pride & Prejudice brings fresh passion to an old love story

  • Film

    February 26, 2004

    Sizzle? Fizzle.

    For Dirty Dancing, the second verse is even worse than the first

  • Film

    August 15, 2002

    Cold Blooded

    Neal LaBute deprives viewers the passion of Byatt's books

  • Film

    June 20, 2002

    War Torn

    The teen-agers of the topical, complex Baran find love and life don't often mix easily

  • Film

    November 8, 2001

    Emma Goes to France

    Amélie serves up a daring, moving take on Jane Austen's best-loved heroine

  • Film

    October 18, 2001

    Stuck in Neutral

    Barrymore goes Riding in Cars, but the destination is a dead-end

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Pi in Your Face

    Director Darren Aronofsky makes films that resemble himself: smart and abrasive

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Girl Afraid

    Renée Zellweger nervously Joneses for romance

  • Film

    February 1, 2001

    The X Factor

    Gillian Anderson gives a dazzling performance in The House of Mirth

  • Film

    July 20, 2000

    Clueless

    It's too easy, but here goes: This movie's a Loser. Sorry.

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Empire's end

    High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    On your Fanny

    Austen adaptation gets it on, but Mansfield Park just gets to second base

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    Blue in the face

    Hugh Grant plays at being a goombah, and it's an offer you can refuse

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    The New School

    Everything I need to know about the modern American teen I learned by going to the movies

  • Film

    April 1, 1999

    Shakespeare in puppy love

    Noble to the core, these modern teenagers spice up an age-old romantic fantasy

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    A day in the internal life

    This slow, meditative Woolf adaptation captures Woolf's mood and her genteel era

  • Film

    October 30, 1997

    After the revolution

    Sexual liberation comes to the suburbs in The Ice Storm

  • Film

    October 23, 1997

    Respectable street

    Though it doesn't entirely live up to The Heiress, Washington Square is an astute piece of social observation

  • Film

    October 23, 1997

    Self-interest

    Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland recharges her battery with a Henry James classic

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Going down

    Air Force One nosedives into an ocean of ennui

  • Culture

    January 30, 1997

    Her day

    Theatre Arlington plots impressive revenge in The Heiress

  • Film

    November 7, 1996

    Avon calling

    Romeo & Juliet and Looking for Richard leave audiences Bard silly

  • Film

    September 12, 1996

    Ad nauseam

    There are no technicolor yawns in the slick bulimia thriller 301 302

  • Film

    August 8, 1996

    Ramblin' man

    Emma writer-director Douglas McGrath jumps from Midland to Jane Austen

  • Film

    June 20, 1996

    Reruns

    The Cable Guy spoofs TV culture; Moll Flanders spooks a classic novel

  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Women, on the verge

    Studios and audiences are embracing an overdue trend: female-empowerment films

  • Dining

    February 1, 1996

    Top pie

    Sal's offers excellent old-fashioned Amer-Italian pizza

  • Film

    November 16, 1995

    Finger painting

    Ang Lee's feature-length debut Pushing Hands established his genius with characterization

  • Film

    July 27, 1995

    Fashion plate

    Trivial and proud of it, Clueless is an improbably entertaining time-waster

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