Bride and Prejudice Reviews

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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.
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...
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.
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.
March 24, 2005
As Monsoon Wedding was to Crouching Tiger, Bride and Prejudice is in a measure to, say, Rumble in the Bronx or Jackie Chan's First Strike.
March 20, 2005
March 16, 2005
While the film is slightly flawed, it is impossible to outright dislike it.
March 11, 2005
A colorful, high-energy musical that sizzles in this East-meets-West clash of cultures.
March 10, 2005
Gutsy director Gurinder Chadha ... bends it like Bollywood this time -- the 'it' being the relatively sacred prose of British novelist Jane Austen.
March 8, 2005
Joyous fun with a strong, positive Indian sensibility. A beautiful cast certainly helps.
March 8, 2005
An impudent, exuberant Bollywood twist of traditional Jane Austen
March 4, 2005
How much you like [it] will hinge on how readily you accept the notion of people busting out into song in an Amritsar bazaar or seeing a gospel choir ... on the beach.
March 4, 2005
Faithfully adapts Jane Austen's (work) without sacrificing any of the frivolous joy that infects most Bollywood productions.
March 2, 2005
Bride is far less polished than Beckham, but Aishwarya Rai makes an appealing heroine, and the movie's musical numbers are a treat to behold.
March 1, 2005
The style is visually stunning and the romance is sweet and innocent.
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