by Jill Pantozzi | 5:49 pm, April 17th, 2014
by Rebecca Pahle | 9:32 am, September 26th, 2013
by Jill Pantozzi | 1:16 pm, September 23rd, 2013
I’ll admit, I’m not a big Shakespeare fan but I’m pretty impressed with Husky Jackal Theater’s rendition of one of my favorite films using his dialogue. I’m also seriously impressed by their recreation of the distinct visuals of Terminator 2. I’m kinda bummed I won’t be able to see it in person.READ MORE
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:48 am, September 6th, 2013
In a time when geekdom has gone as thoroughly mainstream as it now is, it’s hard to find a large-ish movie that doesn’t have someone in its cast who’s been in a well-known genre property. But this Shakespeare adaptation takes it to a new level.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 4:57 pm, August 29th, 2013
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:45 am, August 21st, 2013
Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth? I never knew I wanted it until it happened.READ MORE
Dragons, Dragons, Wherefore Art My Dragons?: Emilia Clarke To Co-Star in Revisionist Romeo and Juliet?
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:00 am, May 24th, 2013
First, yes, I know “wherefore” in the context of Romeo and Juliet means why, not where. But it was too good a quote to pass up. And the answer to “why are my dragons” is clearly FIRE AND BLOOD!
by Susana Polo | 5:42 pm, March 7th, 2013
In case you’ve forgotten in the interim, this is the Shakespearean comedy that Joss Whedon filmed in his backyard with some buddies during a his brief summer vacation from filming The Avengers. In honor of the occasion, Whedon joined twitter.
Sort of.READ MORE
by Rebecca Pahle | 2:43 pm, February 28th, 2013
Disney has reportedly hired Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers to direct a movie musical version of one of William Shakespeare’s plays. Which one, we don’t know. Titus Andronicus? No, probably not. Chopped off body parts aren’t very Disney-ish. And Hamlet‘s been done already (see title image)…READ MORE
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:45 am, February 4th, 2013
DNA tests have confirmed “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the remains found last year underneath a parking lot in Leicester do in fact belong to Richard III, the notorious hunchback/(possible) nephew-killer and last English king to die in battle. He was also the subject of Shakespeare’s Richard III and, more amusingly (not that Richard III didn’t have its moments), a pair of Kate Beaton history comics.READ MORE