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There's a lot of Jane Austen in 'Love & Friendship' but even more Whit Stillman

Reading the back matter to an edition of Jane Austen's “Northanger Abbey,” I stumbled across her concluded-but-unfinished novella “Lady Susan” —  the title her nephew gave the story when he published it half a century after her death.  At first glance, “Lady Susan” seemed slight and awkward, but...

Movie Review: Werner Herzog goes Into The Inferno, won’t shut up about it

Much like Whit Stillman adapting Jane Austen earlier this year, Into The Inferno—a documentary about volcanoes directed by Werner Herzog—seems like such a no-brainer that it’s hard to believe it didn’t already exist. Actually, this one...Show More Summary

Movie: Love & Friendship

Well, this is all a bit confusing! The young Jane Austen did write a novella called Love and Freindship [sic] reviewed here by Whispering Gums (who is an insightful guide to all things Austen) but this film by Whit Stillman … Continue reading ?

New Yorker Fest 2016 lineup: David Letterman, Father John Misty, Andrew Bird, Whit Stillman & more

Also: Jason Isbell, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, Nick Kroll, a 'Mr. Robot' panel, and more. Continue reading…

Whit Stillman/Jane Austen pairing among this week's film picks, July 29-Aug. 4

Movie recommendations from critics Kenneth Turan, Justin Chang and other reviewers. Café Society Woody Allen’s new film, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Steve Carell, is of course funny but it also ends up, almost without our realizing it, trafficking in memory, regret and the fate...

WHIT STILLMAN DROPS BY THE RICOCHET PODCAST, with James Lileks, Rob Long, and Peter Robinson. Click …

WHIT STILLMAN DROPS BY THE RICOCHET PODCAST, with James Lileks, Rob Long, and Peter Robinson. Click here to listen.

Capone talks language and manners with LOVE & FRIENDSHIP writer-director Whit Stillman

Capone talks the destructive power of language and manners with LOVE & FRIENDSHIP writer-director Whit Stillman Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Whit Stillman was so much a part of my ’90s filmgoing...Show More Summary

Shorties (Whit Stillman on His New Film and Novel, An Interview with Car Seat Headrest's Will Toledo, and more)

Whit Stillman discussed his new film and accompanying novel with the New Statesman. Car Seat Headrest visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance. Would you like to support Largehearted Boy? Here are a couple of ways you can...

When Whit Stillman Met Jane Austen

7 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Stillmans new movie, Love & Friendship, transports his softly spoken gladiatorial arena back to 1790s England.

Whit Stillman Pays a Visit to Jane Austen

Whit Stillman didn’t always love Jane Austen. Actually, like Tom Townsend, the brainy Princeton freshman in “Metropolitan,” Stillman’s 1990 movie about young preppies navigating Manhattan’s débutante scene, he used to seriously dislike her. Show More Summary

Whit Stillman mined Jane Austen's 'good stuff' when it came to 'Love & Friendship'

Whit Stillman, writer and director of "Love & Friendship," had to finish what Jane Austen started.

Whit Stillman’s “Love & Friendship”: Subverting the Social Order with Style

One of the reasons why Whit Stillman’s new film, “Love & Friendship,” is so deeply satisfying is that he filmed it on his home turf. “Love & Friendship,” an adaptation of an early novel by Jane Austen that was published only posthumously (in 1871), is set in London and on rural English estates in the early nineteenth century. Show More Summary

Whit Stillman on Jane Austen and "Love and Friendship"

Jane Austen lovers, rejoice! Whit Stillman—director of "The Last Days of Disco" and "Metropolitan"—has shifted his storytelling focus to a rarely read story by Austen that has never been seen on screen...until now.

Interview: Director Whit Stillman Talks “Love & Friendship”

In advance of the release of “Love & Friendship” I had a chance to sit down and chat with the film’s director Whit Stillman. Here are excerpts of the interview [...]

Review: Whit Stillman’s Hilarious Love & Friendship Focuses on Jane Austen’s Humor - 4 1/2 out of 5 Stars

7 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

If you're a Whit Stillman fan (Metropolitan, Barcelona, Last Days of Disco, and Damsels in Distress), consider this high praise: Love & Friendship is exactly what you would expect from Stillman adapting Jane Austen, focusing on some of the period’s absurdities of love, marriage and inheritance.

Specialty BO Preview: ‘Love & Friendship’, ‘The Lobster’, ‘Pele’ Docu & More

Kate Beckinsale And Chloë Sevigny Gear Up For 'Love & Friendship'; While Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz Take On Love In 'The Lobster': Specialty Preview It isn't often that a Whit Stillman movie opens, but this weekend is one of those rare occasions. Show More Summary

Film Review: Love & Friendship

Whit Stillman's perfect adaptation of Jane Austen reframes social climbing as power.

Review: In ‘Love & Friendship,’ Austen Meets Whit Stillman

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

This adaptation, starring Kate Beckinsale, is enlivened by Mr. Stillman’s keen eye for character and Austen’s sense of fun.

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