Audiences Love Lucy. Hollywood, Take Note.

My brain melted on Saturday night and I can blame it all on Scarlett Johansson in the Luc Besson-directed Lucy. But I’m not the only one; the female-led film bested the box office beating out even the baby oil-covered Hercules. Hollywood, let us use this opportunity to once again remind you that ladies like movies! » 7/28/14 1:00pm 7/28/14 1:00pm

From Prada To Nada Is Modern Jane Austen With Latina Twist

Coming soon: A riches to rags flick, in which two posh sisters have to move in with their (Chicana) aunt after the death of their father. Inspired by Sense and Sensibility and starring Camilla Belle. Possibility of maid jokes: High. » 12/21/10 4:20pm 12/21/10 4:20pm

Are You "Practical", "Wildly Impulsive" or "Vulgar"? Ask Jane Austen

Missing today's installment of the book nerdy Fine Lines? Well, our writer is on vacation — so perhaps you can get your YA fix from this handy Radar quiz on teen novels. But! The Telegraph has a quiz to help you determine which character in Sense and Sensibility you are most like. Are you an Elinor ("Sense"), someone… » 1/04/08 4:00pm 1/04/08 4:00pm

We Hate It When A Boy Breaks Up With Us & We Die Of Consumption

A few years ago we were really really sick. Everything's all cool now, but to make us feel better, a friend of ours told us that we were a Jane Austen heroine and that we merely had a case of consumption as a result of broken heart. It was fun to practice a consumptive cough and fan ourselves. But we got to thinking,… » 10/26/07 7:00pm 10/26/07 7:00pm