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 »





Summer Hours (L’Heure d’ete)

28 04 2011

Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 1 hr. 42 min.
Rotten Tomatoes: 7.8/10, 93%

I was not sure what to expect from Summer Hours. It was not abstract or festive like some French films. It is instead one of those movies you could easily brush away as having no true plot line or riveting events. But don’t dismiss the movie so easily. Summer Hours is graceful in its subtleties and intriguing in its simplicity. Read the rest of this entry »