Emma. (2020)

Did anyone truly need a sixth completely caucasian reimagining of the Jane Austen classic?

Regan Humphrey

Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy), a bored, well-intentioned heiress makes a mess of her own love life, in trying to marry off her new friend, Harriet (Mia Goth).


Soundtrack: 0%
Story: 30%
Writing: 80%
Diversity: 0%
Daring: 0%
Racism: ABSENT – 0%
Gender Bias: ABSENT – 0%
Homophobia: ABSENT – 0%

The chemistry between Anya Taylor-Joy and Johnny Flynn was magnetic. But no more magnetic than Romola Garai and Johnny Lee Miller, or Gwyneth Paltrow and Jeremy Northam, or even Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd. This rendition of Emma was, for lack of a better term, fine.

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