It’s all pride and no prejudice.
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It is a generally accepted truth that a single novel that has a good plot and a cast of characters must be the subject of repeated film adaptations. That’s why filmmakers keep coming back to Jane Austen pride and prejudice for inspiration (and financial success) and this time it’s very different from its predecessors.
Hulu fire island is the latest film to retell the evergreen tale of class and temperament differences, but with a massive twist: all of the main characters are part of the LGBTQ community.
The film – named after a real New York vacation spot – was hailed by critics and viewers alike for its irreverent comedy, romance, racial diversity and gay pride.
Let’s see what the internet has to say about it fire island:
Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang are praised for their roles.
The whole cast is excellent indeed.
The film is an ode to the wealth LGBT people bring to our society.
It’s an excellent transition from APAHM to Pride Month.
People found the film extremely relatable.
A healthy summary of the film.
The film is peppered with funny dialogues.
The comparisons had to be made and the film pays tribute to 2005 Pride and Prejudice.
Bowen Yang has won many new fans…
The film was a parade of bathing suits.
People loved the Britney Spears scene.
Ricamora does a good job playing Mr. Darcy. Can someone put Mr Darcy’s first name in the comments (without googling of course)?
An improvement over the original story that Luke (Lydia) doesn’t end with the Wickham of the story.
The film aims to evoke the fun and joy associated with summer vacations.
People see the film more than once.
Straight or queer, everyone would love to live the life of Margaret Cho’s character.
It’s the little pieces behind the scenes that can sometimes make a movie.
The film caught the attention of someone who tweeted that he failed the Bechdel test…
But then there are many who realize that not every film needs to tick all the boxes of representation.
All in all, the film makes an important contribution to promoting diversity, but it can’t be expected to shoulder all the weight.
Please try to understand that not every single story can be about YOU.
Hahaha, I’m glad the film also gets people to explore new places.
Overall, people were blown away.
And people are already demanding a sequel.