Jane Eyre (in theaters now)

3 05 2011

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 2 hrs.
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, 7.5/10

I can’t help but think Charlotte Bronte would have been pleased with the most recent remake of her novel Jane Eyre. The film holds true to the gothic themes of the novel and does not fail to portray Jane in the same plain and yet heroic light in which Bronte’s original work depicts her.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Brick Lane: Defining Love

10 10 2010

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min.
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, 6.2/10

Brick Lane isn’t the most heart wrenching movie. Nor is it one that will ever be known for its amazing cinematography or genius plot-line. But after several weeks, I find myself still remembering the main theme of the story–that there are different kinds of love. The love of quickly blooming passion, and the love that starts off weak and grows a little more each day. Read the rest of this entry »