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Movie review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

When one of Shakespeare’s plays is done right, it reminds you why his works have survived four centuries and counting. When done wrong — or indifferently, as with Joss Whedon’s self-consciously twee take on Much Ado About Nothing — you feel every tedious second of it. On the surface it seems like a good fit … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘Coriolanus’

Veteran actor Ralph Fiennes makes his directorial debut with a bold adaptation of William Shakespeare’s devastating take on cults of personality. In a bold step, Fiennes has abandoned the story’s original ancient Roman setting in favor of “a place called Rome” that resembles a modern war zone, keeping the original dialogue and utilizing modern trappings … Continue reading

Read our ‘Coriolanus’ review at Theater Jones.

Ralph Fiennes makes his directorial debut tomorrow with a daring and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. The fine folks at Theater Jones have posted my review of it, which you can read here.   – 30 –

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