Category Archives: Shakespeare On Film

Ten Things Not To Like About “Anonymous.”

Just Call It The Shakespeare “Birther” Movement. Writing in Slate, film critic Ron Rosenbaum has a bone to pick with “Anonymous,” the Rhys Ifans– starring movie released this week that posits that the plays of William Shakespeare were written by … Continue reading

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“Avengers” Director Whedon Films Stealth “Much Ado About Nothing.”

Of course, Benedick is a vampire and Beatrice has superpowers. But this is insanely cool nonetheless: The Wrap has the exclusive story: “Joss Whedon has directed, adapted, cast and filmed an entire movie — an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast Homecoming.

The Observer’s Elizabeth Day … … speaks with the director and filmmaker upon his return to his home turf in Northern Ireland. It’s a fascinating read about a very talented artist and actor. Here’s the nut graf: “Branagh’s return to … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing (USA, 1993)

Name: Much Ado About Nothing Release Date: 1993 Writers: Kenneth Branagh (screenplay), William Shakespeare (play) Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Denzel Washington: Don Pedro Keanu Reeves: Don John Robert Sean Leonard: Claudio Emma Thompson: Beatrice Kenneth Branagh: Benedick Richard Briers: Leonato … Continue reading

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