A few weeks ago, I was chagrined to see this on a social media site:
In case you need it spelled out for you, that’s just rude.
I understand that we all have favorite adaptations but the polite way to share your enthusiasm with others is by praising your film of choice, not by degrading other things. I’ll use the example of Caroline Bingley. She preferred the city custom of ladies not walking around unescorted or “long” distances. Instead of saying she preferred to keep the city custom even though she lived in the country, she criticized Elizabeth’s choices which were not improper, indecent or unlawful. It was simply a matter of taste.
If you follow me on social media, you’ll see that I am now obsessed with making shareable cards. Finding a dearth of positive cards, I have made some for your viewing and sharing pleasure. I do not own the rights of the photographs in anyway and this is not meant to be self-promotion at all, just something for the fandom. Some are about the film, the book or just funny thoughts that capture the mood of the image. I hope you enjoy praising your film of choice!
I made a Pinterest board with MANY more images on it and will update it as I continue to make more and include other adaptations.