Tag: williamshakespeare

New York 2021 Review: Joel Coen's THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Expectations Not Met

But there have been many famous screen adaptations of the Shakespeare's play before. The first question anyone would naturally ask is, is another adaptation of the famous Scottish play really necessary?

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG Interview: Justin Kurzel on Returning to Australia, Exploring a Legendary Life

The director of 'Macbeth,' 'Assassin's Creed,' and 'Snowtown' talks about returning to his homeland and tackling a story that won't be for everybody.

Review: ALL IS TRUE, As The Bard Prepares to Slumber, You May, Too

Kenneth Branagh directs a domestic drama in which he stars as William Shakespeare.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Sounds Orson Welles' CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT

Orson Welles knew Falstaff. That is to say, as well as any twentieth century man could know a six-centuries-earlier construct character of William Shakespeare. Both men, by this time in their lives, had heard the deathly sounds of the chimes...

Srijit Mukherji's ZULFIQAR Trailer Promises a Shakespearean Touch to Kolkata's Underworld

It's a surprise that Srijit Mukherji's movies don't get as much notice outside West Bengal, and outside India, as it should. Bengali commercial cinema in India was in a state of creative decadence till Mukherji burst onto the scene with...

Full Disclosure 2014 The Directors Cut: Orson Welles

For the month of May, ScreenAnarchy commemorates what would have been the great Orson Welles' 99th birthday by putting his career under the spotlight. In Full Disclosure, we take the filmography of a revered filmmaker each month and then select...

Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Respects Its Playful Source

So. You've the director of what will soon become one of the biggest, most successful films ever created. And you've got a bit of time on your hands. So what do you do? If you're Joss Whedon - creator of...

Sydney 2012 Review: CAESAR MUST DIE

Despite the obvious similarities in the titles, Caesar Must Die is not the long awaited (for some people anyway) sequel to Jet Li's action flick Romeo Must Die. It is actually the latest film from veteran Italian directors Paolo and...