Review: Austenland (2013)


Austenland, a well-intended 19th century-style romantic comedy that’s been adapted from Shannon Hale’s novel of the same name, marks the directorial debut of screenwriter Jerusha Hess. While it’s handsomely filmed, making good use of the stunning British countryside and landscapes, and features some gorgeous costumes, there’s little else, substance or otherwise, to entice audiences, let alone to truly reward those who do choose to invest their time and attention. Continue reading “Review: Austenland (2013)”