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In this episode, we compare and contrast three adaptations of Emma: The 2020 Autumn de Wilde film, the 2009 BBC mini-series, and the 1996 Douglas McGrath films. We discuss the films’ differing approaches to characters, comedy, and class. Special guest Caitlin Merriman joins Executive Editor Orla Smith and episode host Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney.
Our very own Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney will be introducing the Queerly Beloved screening of Sciamma’s Tomboy at the Paradise on Saturday, pulling from our recent ebook on Céline Sciamma. To celebrate, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to see the film!
Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, two long time British directors, are frequently compared to each other, despite having significantly different approaches. In this episode, Editor-in-Chief Alex Heeney is joined by Executive Editor Orla Smith and Associate Editor Brett Pardy to discuss how Loach and Leigh approach politics, character, and much more.