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What Jane Austen Experience Are You?

So many things happen to Jane Austen’s heroines. What would happen to you?

 

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Stream These Exclusive New Releases At Home

In the wake of this pandemic, places are shutting down. Restaurants, bars, and movie theaters are no longer open to the public until further notice. So, to make this shut down a bit smoother for people, the movies that were going to be released in theaters this month, are now going to be available to watch at home.

 

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Universal Pictures will be switching the movies currently in theaters, such as Emma, The Invisible Man, and The Huntto make them available to watch at home, where they will remain yours for 48 hours at a price of $19.99. You can watch them on cable demand services, and they will also be up for rent on GooglePlay, iTunes, Amazon Prime, and FandangoNow.  During a time as stressful as a pandemic, this offers an invaluable service to those stuck at home.

Movies usually have a delay of three months before they are made available for home viewing, but now there is no need to wait. Some film releases are being delayed, however, being that they are destined to be big hits, such as Disney’s live action Mulan, while the new Fast and the Furious has been pushed back a year. Disney + even added Frozen 2 to their streaming service a few months in advance. These movies are the little things that will make getting through this quarantine easier. It’s hard on movie theaters, and other establishments like restaurants, to get through this time, but everyone is doing the best they can. Right now, it’s important to stay indoors, watch a movie, and wash your hands.

 

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Win Tickets, an Autographed ‘Emma’ Poster, And Tote in Our Exclusive Giveaway

You’ll be the envy of Highbury with these exclusive Emma prizes! Focus Features and Bookstr have some amazing gifts for a very lucky winner. Enter here for your chance to see the movie for free, take home a gorgeous, durable Emma tote bag AND a signed poster.

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About the movie

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is re-imagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless “queen bee” without rivals in her sleepy little English town. In this glittering satire of social class, Emma must navigate her way through the challenges of growing up, misguided matches and romantic missteps to realize the love that has been there all along.

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The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy in the titular role of Emma, alongside Bill Nighy, Johnny Flynn, Mia Goth, and a whole host of incredible actors. Eagle-eyed Sex Education fans may even recognize some familiar faces. It is not one to be missed!

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?

We have got three amazing prizes for you to win. We’ve got TWO tickets to see the film plus these awesome merchandise prizes. Carry all of your bits, bobs, and emotional baggage around in this exclusive Emma tote bag. The bag is a mint color, sturdy and sure to go with all of your best period costumes. That’s not all, though. We have an exclusive signed film poster. That’s right, SIGNED. The poster is autographed by stars of the film; Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, and director Autumn de Wilde.

Emma is released nationwide on Friday, March 6th.

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Anya Taylor-Joy Shines In Newest “Emma” Adaptation

Just because Valentine’s/Galentine’s Day is over doesn’t mean you can’t give yourself some more love. Bookstr had the opportunity to see Emma. before it hits theaters and the experience was lovely.

 

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as “Emma Woodhouse” in director Autumn de Wilde’s EMMA, a Focus Features release.
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Here’s the synopsis: Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma. Beautiful, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

The movie was great for a couple of reasons. The costuming was amazing. The sets and locations they shot on were stunning. Though this is Autumn de Wilde’s debut as a film director, she has directed countless music videos. The dancing scenes in the movie, in particular, had a great show of musicality to them. The entire film’s score, orchestral to fit the time period, had a light and airy feel to it.

 

 

Wilde is also an acclaimed photographer having featured in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, and more. Her keen eye for detail was evident within the still shots of Emma, the setting, and the beautiful pieces of art. The coloring of the film is also worth noting: It seems they only shot with natural light for sequences outside. While inside, like in the Woodhouse estate for instance, they used the light that came through the windows. Furthermore, night scenes were candlelit and gave the characters a lovely soft glow. Don’t believe me? Check out more of the stills from the film.

 

Mia Goth (left) as “Harriet Smith” and Anya Taylor-Joy (right) as “Emma Woodhouse” in director Autumn de Wilde’s EMMA, a Focus Features release.
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Anya Taylor-Joy stars as “Emma Woodhouse” in director Autumn de Wilde’s EMMA, a Focus Features release.
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Anya Taylor-Joy (left) as “Emma Woodhouse” and Johnny Flynn (right) as “‘George Knightley” in director Autumn de Wilde’s EMMA, a Focus Features release.
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As far as adaptations go, Emma. is one of the best I’ve seen. Anya Taylor-Joy brings Ms. Woodhouse’s character to life. She can be arrogant and unapologetic but still sweet and caring… Taylor-Joy strikes a delicate balance. Johnny Flynn as Mr. Knightley makes a great match to Taylor-Joy’s Emma. He’s charming, nothing but honest with Ms. Woodhouse, and is completely in love with her. Thus, making me fall completely in love with him.

Going into the film, I didn’t have high expectations but I was pleasantly surprised. I walked away having really enjoyed myself as had a fellow editor here at Bookstr, Saoirse. Don’t just take my word, go and see it yourself!

To get more information on the movie EMMA , check out Focus Features on their website and on social media: Official Site, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Emma. is out today in theaters in New York and LA and will be wide released everywhere on Friday, March 6th.

 

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as “Emma Woodhouse” in director Autumn de Wilde’s EMMA, a Focus Features release. Credit : Focus Features

 

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