Crimson staff writer
Aline G. Damas
“Love Wedding Repeat” would need a complete rewrite and much sharper material to even remotely reach the level of the films it attempts to emulate.
In a way, Rooney’s unique style makes her characters embody one organism: It is as if they give up their souls to be part of a Sally Rooney Leviathan. In the show, Connell and Marianne are clearly cut from the same cloth, but their individual perspectives are emphasized.
Although it never strays far from Jane Austen’s beloved novel, “Emma.” still manages to feel inventive and fresh in a sea of other adaptations.