Part IV: Emma, cont’d
Over the weekend, I watched the Bollywood film Aisha with a group of Janeites. Aisha is a modernized version of Emma, and seems to owe a lot to Clueless. But Clueless is better. The clothes were gorgeous, as was much of the countryside in the scenes outside of Mumbai and Delhi. But the movie itself? Meh. I didn’t get a chance to take notes, so all I can say is that we had a lot of trouble keeping up with what was happening, and even stopped paying attention after a while. I’m glad I saw it, and I might rent it again and actually take notes, but I wouldn’t tell anyone who’s not an obsessive to run out and get a copy. It’s a shame too, because I was really looking forward to seeing it.