william shakespeare

Notebook Reviews: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

John Madden – 1998.  Shakespeare In Love is very enjoyable period romantic comedy-drama with an excellent cast. Both Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow deliver strong performances in the lead roles, but the stand-out turn is from Ben [...]

January 14, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Justin Kurzel’s MACBETH

Director Justin Kurzel’s 2015 screen adaptation of Macbeth is a luscious piece of cinematic grit. It’s a down-and-dirty version of Shakespeare’s tragedy but it’s a hollow film that unfortunately has had it’s heart ripped out through its [...]

September 30, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Roger Corman’s TOWER OF LONDON

Tower Of London is a Shakespeare mash-up woven through the horror genre. This 1962 Roger Corman film takes elements of Richard III, Hamlet and Macbeth and crafts the tale of Richard of Gloucester (Vincent Price), the brother of a dying king who will [...]

May 30, 2021

Introducing The Main Trailer And New Posters For MACBETH

Most people will think we don’t need another screen adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Then you see this scorching trailer for the Michael Fassbender/Marion Cotillard drama – and you know that you need to see it. The below [...]

September 5, 2015

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