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Just because Joss Whedon blew up with 'The Avengers,' and is now among the more powerful guys in Hollywood, doesn't mean he's lost touch with his core fans, nor has he lost sight of being an artist. Over twelve days, in his own home, he shot a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's …Continue
Of all the superheroes in all the world, Batman is one of the most iconic and legendary. Why is that? Is it his great fortune? His ultimate humanity? His unique symbol or quest for justice? Or is it partly the fact that he has spawned some of the greatest villains in all of modern literature, never minding their origins in comic book form? Yes, it is safe to say that Batman's rogues' gallery is arguably the greatest in all of comic books simply because each villain has a fascinating thing…Continue
Modern Warfare + Shakespeare = Coriolanus
After targeting concentration camp inmates and a boy wizard in some of his darkest acting roles, Ralph Fiennes sets his sights on a lesser known Shakespearean tragedy for his film directing debut. As well as calling the shots, Fiennes takes the lead role of Caius Martius Coriolanus. Amidst riots in his home, the general of…Continue
Added by Fall on Joe on March 17, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments
As far as I know, every person in all parts of the world has heard of the Shakespeare story that is Romeo & Juliet, either through reading it while in high school, seen it been parodying a few times on TV, featured on the silver screen with the 1939 George Cukor film, the 1969 Franco Zeffirelli film, the 1996…Continue
Added by MAK2.0 (The Hybrid) on February 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
DISCLAIMER: I would like to say that due to my unfortunate location and inability to see so many of the other big movies that came out this year due to time or place, these are the movies that I've seen this year and that I've enjoyed the most and were released this year.
10. Super 8. Despite the ending being a bit of a whimper, I must admit that this movie was such a great thrill ride of a mystery that pays a beautiful tribute to the classic Spielberg films…Continue
The second trailer for the historical mystery thriller 'Anonymous' has been released. Directed by "world breaker" Roland Emmerich, the surprising film explores a question that has plagued literary historians for years: "Did William Shakespeare really write all…Continue
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Set on my ever-continuing quest to see every Best Picture winning film, I selected the romantic comedy film Shakespeare in Love to be my next target, and its a film that conflicts me. On the one hand, I hate it when a film takes major liberties with historical
accuracy to the point of pure fiction (see Pearl Harbor and
Mel Gibson films for example) and this film is a large example of this.
However, I thoroughly…
Added by Edmund Poliks on June 21, 2010 at 9:57pm — No Comments
Added by Jaz on December 18, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments
I actually like Shakespeare now because of this film.
Added by Dan O'Neill on October 18, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments