Pride & Prejudice
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? (129 mins.)
“ This one is reasonably true to the book.
Some of the acting is rather poor, but it is one of my favorites regardless. ” - cvornum
The Count of Monte Cristo
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
“ While not very true to the book in terms of events, the actors did a wonderful job of portraying the essence of Dumas' characters. Edmond Dantes could not have been better portrayed.
This book is so complicated that the simplification of the plot in the movie is understandable and kept things fresh.
I do not usually like strong deviation from the book, but I make an exception with this movie. ” - cvornum
A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. (97 mins.)
“ This is an interesting adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma. Obviously adapted for modern times, it still keeps some of the main events of the book. For example, in the book we find Mr. Elton wanting the painting of Harriet done by Emma. In the movie Elton wants the photograph of Tai, taken by Cher. ” - cvornum