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From Emma to Persuasion, Jane Austen rules Netflix…for better and for worse

On the left, Anya Taylor-Joy in “Emma”, on the right Dakota Johnson in “Persuasion” Nick Wall/Netflix / nick wall CRITICAL – If the adaptation of Persuasionwith Dakota Johnson, is calamitous, the rereading ofEmmawith Anya Taylor-Joy, offers a tangy vaudeville. Jane Austen laughing, Jane Austen crying. The iconic Regency chronicler is in the spotlight on Netflix, […]

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The Dig, the remains of the day

CRITICAL – A poignant film, starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes, about the discovery of the Sutton Hoo treasure in England in 1939. Watch on Netflix. Day is breaking over the English countryside. In saddlebags, jacket and tweed cap, Ralph Fiennes knocks on the door of an imposing residence. The humble worker is greeted by […]