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Gwyneth Paltrow (who, according to my rough calculations, fakes a British accent in about a quarter of her film roles) and Aaron Eckhart (Erin Brockovich) star as a couple literary sleuths digging into the amorous secrets of a pair of Victorian poets. In flashbacks, we see the two poets (Jeremy Northam and Jennifer Ehle) getting hot and heavy (well, hot and heavy for Victorian-era Brits, anyway). Meanwhile, our two bookworms are starting to fall for each other after digesting the flowery prose of their research subjects. Based on the novel by A.S. Byatt and directed by Neil LaBute (In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty). 102 minutes