SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
1995, Sony Repertory, 136 min, UK/USA, Dir: Ang Lee

When their father dies, the Dashwood sisters are left impoverished. But sensible Elinor (Emma Thompson) and vivacious Marianne (Kate Winslet) endure, eventually finding love (with Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman). This adaptation of Jane Austen’s first novel was Ang Lee’s first feature outside of Taiwan, as well as Thompson’s first effort as a screenwriter - for which she won an Academy Award.


THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
2012, Columbia Pictures, 88 min, UK, Dir: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

Starring the voice talents of Hugh Grant and Salma Hayek, THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS is the most recent adventure from Aardman Animations ("Wallace & Gromit") about a pirate captain and his quest for the “Pirate of The Year” award.


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