The Jane Austen Book Club Trailer

July 5, 2007

The trailer to The Jane Austen Book Club somehow manages to combine all the reasons I'd never join a Jane Austen book club with all the reasons I'd never see a movie. In it, several women (I didn't count or notice how many) collect to discuss the works of Jane Austen but soon discover their own love lives are mirroring those of Austen's characters. Like how Monster Squad gave groups of kids that loved monsters the dream of one day encountering real ones, TJABC gives hopes to lonely middle-aged women they might one day find a man willing to tolerate their boring obsession with a long-dead author (though they are equally unattainable goals).

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