If we got angry about this kind of thing we'd be angry all the time
The newest film from Jerusha Hess
(co-writer of Napoleon Dynamite
) and Sony Pictures Classics is called Austenland
, and is basically about women LARPing Jane Austen
So why am I side-eyeing this project like there's no tomorrow? It's written and acted and produced by women, about women. I'm a feminist, so shouldn't I be happy? Why does the film's marketing strategy make me want to gag? Head under the cut for the answer.
Yes. Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes. Yes.