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  • I didn't expect much, and therefore wasn't very disappointed

    • by Lorianna
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      I’ve just returned from seeing the new “Pride and Prejudice” (2005, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet and Matthew MacFadyen as Mr. Darcy).

      What can I say.

      I didn’t expect much, and therefore wasn’t very disappointed.

      Keira Knightley is cute (perhaps a little too cute

      for Elizabeth) and pretty much carries the movie.

      MacFadyen is a *total* miscast.

      He is not handsome, and the modern-day hairdo a la “explosion at a macaroni factory” is not something an aristocrat would be seen walking around with.

      Most other characters have messed-up hair ...

      • as well, so I suppose that was the movie makers’ perception of “cool.

        ” Some of the story is rushed, the two youngest Bennet sisters are so much alike they are easily confused.

        For some reason, the Bennets live in a very poor house, large enough

        on the outside to be considered a nice estate and yet all crammed and messy inside.

        Bottom line: if you want to see a good adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice,” stick with the 1995 mini series starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.

        That one is a classic.

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