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Mismatched Graphic Novel is a Queer Retelling of Jane Austen's Emma

Anne Camlin and Isadora Zeferino have just sold the rights to a graphic novel queer modern retelling of Jane Austen's Emma as Mismatched.Camlin is a New York-based writer of fiction and comics including the young adult novel, Young Magic and has had comics and prose work featured by Lucky Juice Press and Sparkler Magazine[...]

Opening This Week: Onward, Emma, The Way Back, Spenser Confidential, and More!

Opening This Week: Onward, The Way Back, Spenser Confidential

This week, March 6th, sees the release of the newest Pixar film Onward, Ben Affleck's, a new version of the Jane Austen classic Emma Two new releases hit streaming as well, including a new Mark Wahlberg film, Spenser Confidential Let's take a look at this week's highlights.Onward The newest addition to the Pixar cannon follows two[...]

Sleepless #1 cover by Leila del Duca

Sleepless #1 Review: Jane Austen but Royal and Boring

It’s Jane Austen, but with royalty instead of old money At least, that’s what this issue is, and that’s what the comic seems to be promising I can get behind the political intrigue of Game of Thrones, and I certainly see the value of Downton Abbey and Jane Austen, but I don’t see me sitting[...]

Everyone Fights In New Pride & Prejudice & Zombies Trailer

It mixes the classic novel of Jane Austen with everyone's favorite supernatural force of undead nature It also, at least from the trailer, looks like a fun mashup of the two.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqjGlOwWbks[/youtube]Featuring Lily James, Lena Heady and Sam Riley and directed by Burr Steers, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies opens on February 5th, 2016.[...]

Whit Stillman's Next Film Is Love And Friendship, A Jane Austen Adaptation

As reported yesterday Stillman described the source material for his new film as being ...based on a funny but obscure late 18th-century work that reads a bit like an Oscar Wilde play. That seems to tally with Lady Susan, which was written by Jane Austen but is certainly not a well known work I'll be checking it[...]