I saw the movie today with some family members. Two of us are very familiar with the story (myself included), and the other two barely know the story. We all concluded that it was an enjoyable movie and well-acted, however, the shifting timelines made it difficult to follow for those who weren't familiar with the story.
I agree with everyone who said that this version made Amy much more likable, in fact, she turned out to be one of my favourites! I never thought how she would feel the burden of marrying well and "saving the family" when the others weren't able to do so. It was a fres