Shakespeare

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Macbeth posters

First clip for Justin Kurzel’s adaptation of Macbeth


All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king
May 14
It's been a bit since we've landed some good ol' Shakespeare on the big screen and even longer since we've had a solid Macbeth so it's easy to see why folks are getting excited for the Michael Fassbender and Ma... read
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New images from Macbeth


Fassbender and Cotillard are The Macbeths
Apr 28
It's been a year since we last saw any images from Justin Kurzel's Macbeth, but with a Cannes-screening next month, we've received three new stills from Empire, showcasing Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in costu... read
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Shall I compare thee to a penis monster? Thou art more lovely and covered in less slime.
[The Cult Club is where Flixist's writers expound the virtues of their favourite underground classics, spanning all nations and genres. It is a monthly series of articles looking at what made those films stand out from the pa... read feature

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Whedon takes aim at the bard
How do you follow up the biggest blockbuster in cinematic history? One crammed full of superheroes and special effects and big name actors? A film that epitomizes Hollywood in all its glory and all its faults? If you're Joss ... read feature

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Baz Luhrmann wants DiCaprio for Hamlet


Shakespeare is perpetually rolling in his grave
May 09
As most of you probably already know, Baz Luhrmann and Leonardo DiCaprio have already done another Shakespearean adaptation called Romeo + Juliet. With The Great Gatsby releasing tomorrow May 10th, this will be the second lit... read
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Macbeth adaptation

Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman join Macbeth


May 01
The next Shakespeare play ready to hit the big screen joining the likes of Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, is Macbeth. The new version of the film will be an adaptation of the classic play (not a re-imag... read
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A playful poster for Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing


Apr 12
I feel like "playful" is a pretty good way to describe director Joss Whedon's newest movie, a Shakespeare adaptation called Much Ado About Nothing. Even though it's coming from one of the most fiercely loved directors of our ... read
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Trailer: Much Ado About Nothing


Whedonites and Shakespeare fans rejoice!
Mar 08
After director Joss Whedon's mega block-buster The Avengers last year, he decided to tone it down a bit for his next project. It's a bit of a palate cleanser - Much Ado About Nothing is an adaption of the classic Shakespeare... read
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Anne Hathaway to tame shrews in Taming of the Shrew film


Jan 16
And the Anne Hathaway hype train rolls on. After knocking it out of the park at the Golden Globes for Les MiseraBLUH, and generally being the cutest Disney Princess ever, The Wrap reports that Hathaway is looking to star in a... read
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Pictures from Whedon's Much Ado remain Branaghless


Aug 02
Having shot the film Dr. Horrible-style, independently and in under two weeks, professional cool-guy-you'd-like-to-hang-with Joss Whedon has put out some new shots of his forthcoming black and white adaptation of Much Ado Abo... read
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The more I've sat and thought about it, the more I realize there's something pretty special about Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish. There's a fair share of problems, don't get me wrong. It's plagued by amateur acting, poor cinemat... read feature

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Joss Whedon secretly shot a Shakespeare adaptation


Oct 24
[UPDATE: Joss Whedon confirmed to THR that this is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, and that it was shot in twelve(!) days in Santa Monica, CA. Whedon described the project: "The text is to me a deconstr... read
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Trailer: Coriolanus


Aug 10
One of the lesser known flavors of Willy Shakes, Coriolanus is about a dude who hates democracy and stuff. Military commanders are often the central preoccupation of Shakespeare plays, but this might be a tough part to make ... read
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Trailer: Anonymous


Aug 08
Here's the second trailer for the Roland Emmerich "herp derp Shakespeare wasn't real" film Anonymous. It still relies on using "Everything in its Right Place" for effectiveness, but it's a very different beast from the ... read
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Mysterious William Shakespeare film trailer: Anonymous


Apr 08
Does anyone else find it funny that Sony Pictures uploaded this trailer for an unrelated movie named Anonymous in the middle of the "Anonymous" army attacking them over GeoHot? No? Good, me neither. Much like Romeo and Julie... read






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