Tag Archive: shakespeare

A Review of Romeo and Juliet on Film

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This blog’s review is of one of the best known stories of all time and one of my personal favorites: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Since this story needs no introduction nor explanation, let’s… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Theatre of Blood’

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Throughout his decades long career, Vincent Price cemented his status has arguably the biggest icon in the history of horror films. With his thin mustache, dark charisma, and trademark voice, he terrified audiences… Continue reading

Theater Review: Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet (2016)

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This production was directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh at the Kenneth Branagh Theater Company as part of their Plays at the Garrick series. The play runs from May through August of this year but… Continue reading

IFFBoston 11 Review: Much Ado About Nothing

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Directed by: Joss Whedon Starring: Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Clark Gregg, and introducing Jillian Moregese Plot: During wedding preparations, two rivals, Benedick and Beatrice, discover their true feelings for each other. Review: I hated Shakespeare in… Continue reading

Bring Forth the Bard! Casting “King Lear”

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Where is Shakespeare, why has the Bard been so ignored in the last decade? Is his high collar just not in vogue anymore? Why, when we finally do get an adaptation, are we… Continue reading