Who would have thought the plot of Jane Austen’s novel Emma would make the transition to the big screen, but with a 1990s setting? It’s out with the period costumes and in with the bright lights of Beverly Hills as Alicia Silverstone takes the lead. She plays spoiled brat Cher, a pampered, upper-class teen who’s more interested in wearing the right clothes than getting good grades at high school. However, she’s not as selfish as you may think, and is more than happy to step in and help those less fortunate than her – especially when it comes to matchmaking.
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