Bride and Prejudice Reviews

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December 26, 2017
There is a good film here struggling to emerge, but I would have preferred either an all-Indian Austen adaptation, or a Bollywood musical that tried to incorporate the Hindu diaspora.
November 1, 2006
If you want a wacky multicultural pairing to make you laugh a lot and learn a little, head for the movie theater playing Bride & Prejudice.
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
April 1, 2006
December 6, 2005
... a funny, festive, genre-bending adaptation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
December 6, 2005
Frothy, feel-good fun.
November 18, 2005
Austen goes to Bollywood.
October 6, 2005
The Austen story is a true delight...
September 2, 2005
Do we really need more adaptations of Pride & Prejudice?
August 19, 2005
Every so often, the unseen managers of the galaxy bestow on us mere mortals a vision of rare incongruous beauty: a solar eclipse, a streaking comet, a shooting star, Bollywood goddess Aishwarya Rai happily riding a tractor.
July 20, 2005
Or, how to use only the worst parts of three different genres.
July 5, 2005
Its weakness is its bland predictability. But for the fan of Bollywood films or old-fashioned romances, its weakness may be its strength.
April 27, 2005
Bride & Prejudice is like a curry milkshake or Tandoori kippers. It's a mix that some might find appetizing, but it doesn't quite come off.
April 21, 2005
Rental With Snacks only because it didn't do a lot to reinvent the source material, but it does deserve to be seen in raging giant screen Technicolor.
April 20, 2005
It's impossible not to be charmed by Chadha's direction and the movie's sheer invention.
April 14, 2005
Prior knowledge of Austen's plot is not essential to enjoying 'Bride,' but a willingness to roll along with Chadha's zany ideas is.
April 13, 2005
There's much to like about Bride & Prejudice...but the end result looks and feels like a cut-rate version of the Bollywood and Hollywood sensibilities.
March 27, 2005
March 26, 2005
Whacky Bollywood update of British author Jane Austen's caustic comedy of manners of some 200 years ago.
March 24, 2005
The insertion of musical numbers into the plotline can be alternately charming or downright intrusive, depending on the songs' highly varying quality, as well as the dubbed voices of the performers.
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