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So, Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado About Nothing,"...So, Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado About Nothing," set in a sumptuous, sunlit Tuscany, or Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing," set in a film noir Southern California? Show more
My favorite is the recent RSC production,...
My absolute favorite Shakespeare play always has...Best Movie Depictions of Shakespeare Characters and Plays
I notice in the "Group Details," Robert Chewter asks...I notice in the "Group Details," Robert Chewter asks the question: "Why [is] romeo and juliet [sic] written in rhyme but not spoken in rhyme[?]" To which I would reply, it IS spoken in rhyme. Unless the dialogue is re-written extensively, at which point it ceases to be Shakespeare's play, there is a tremendous amount of rhymed verse in the play. There is a great deal of blank verse as well. Show more
Regarding Hamlet, I will also say I've never...Regarding Hamlet, I will also say I've never been a big fan of Olivier's film version. I shared my reasons why at a new group: www.playshakespeare.com/community/groups/viewgroup… Show more
Thoughts on Branagh's Hamlet? For me, it's kind...Thoughts on Branagh's Hamlet? For me, it's kind of a love-hate relationship...I think there are some outstanding performances and directing, but sometimes Branagh's take on some of the language is off-putting to me. It's both an impressive and a frustrating piece of work. Show more