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Extra Credit: Romeo and Juliet on Film

As you’re probably well aware, there are bazillions of versions of¬†Romeo and Juliet on film. From the silent era through the present day, the pair has inspired countless adaptations from the faithful to the fun-house. ¬†Below I’m listing a few of my favorites, but please share your favorites in the comments! When I was growing… Continue Reading »

Shakespeare Goes to the Movies

Lots of new Shakespeare films are in the pipeline, so now may bew a good time to post some updates: Coriolanus, directed and starring Ralph Fiennes is scehduled for a November 2011 release. It also stars Vanessa Redgrave, Gerard Butler, and Brian Cox and was filmed in Serbia and Montenegro. King Lear, directed by Michael… Continue Reading »