Posts tagged with louisa-may-alcott

Aug 13 2019



There's a trailer out for the upcoming movie adaptation of Little Women. I'm pretty sure it's a bad sign that I find Jo to be a judgmental bore even when depicted by a talented and appealing actress, but...

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Jun 25 2019

Money was spent


Vanity Fair recently revealed an exclusive first look at Gretta Gerwig's upcoming film adaptation of Little Women, which will star Saoirse Ronan as Jo. As longtime readers of the site know, I can't stand Little Women, but I can admit that this looks like a very handsome, well-cast production...

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Sep 18 2018

Try again


I was peacefully reading yet another article about Little Women (it's the 150th anniversary of the book's publication, so there are a lot of them out there), and it featured another quote from Anne Boyd Rioux...

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Jan 2 2018

Well-reviewed (but I have my doubts)


There's a review over on the Guardian of the first installment of BBC One's miniseries adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, and it's downright glowing. I'm obviously not the right audience for this production, because...

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Jul 6 2017

Money has been spent


The cast has been announced for PBS's upcoming miniseries adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, and it has some big names in it: the adult actors include Emily Watson, Michael Gambon, and Angela Lansbury, and the protagonist Jo will be...

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Jul 30 2015



I treasure this idea: according to E! Online, the CW is planning a "hyper-stylized, gritty adaptation" of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. The show will be set in a dystopian version of Philadelphia, and...

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