In April, I decided to take on the Pride and Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge and listed my chosen adaptations to review here. Thus, my countdown of adaptations from loathe to love and “tolerable, I suppose” in between…
Hmm… I was entertained. The visuals were cool and completely coincided with what my mind had already came up with as a reader.
Umm… The acting? Well, they all looked good. And Jamie Campbell Bower did not disappoint — I totally bought that he was Jace Wayland. I also thought the adult cast was well done. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is a little over the top, but an otherwise good villain.
I mean, overall, I liked it. I’m not going to lie, there were definitely some cheesy/flat-out-awkward moments. One in particular comes to mind, and if you see this film, you’ll know the exact one I’m talking about.
Will I pay to see this movie again? No.
Will I watch it while doing menial house chores, once it finds its way to ABC Family? Yes.
Will I pay to see the next one on the big screen? Yeah… Probably… I mean, I’m going to.