Posts tagged with "Shakespeare"

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Panel at MCM London Comic Con

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Panel at MCM London Comic Con
Although based on a novel now almost 200 years old, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is among the most innovative YouTube series to have emerged since the web video format first caught on. Created by screenwriter Bernie Su and one half of Vlog Brothers duo, Hank Green, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries unfolds its story over multiple online platforms, retelling Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice through a combination of videos, photos and social media posts.... 

Review – Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

Review – Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
The latest novel by best-selling fantasy author Charlaine Harris, Midnight Crossroad marks the beginning of a whole new series, as well as heralding a stylistic departure from her earlier work. Set in the small and sleepy-seeming Texan town of Midnight, the novel follows its fourteen inhabitants (fifteen if you count the cat), all social misfits who have travelled to this isolated area seeking privacy and refuge from the judgement of the wider world.... 

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard to Star in Macbeth Movie

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard to Star in Macbeth Movie
A new See Saw Films adaptation of Macbeth is due to start filming in the UK early next year, with Snowtown director Justin Kurzel at the helm. The title role will be taken on by Michael Fassbender, whose proven range and intensity as a performer render him an exciting choice for the part. Fassbender is of course no stranger to literary adaptations, having starred as Mr Rochester in 2011’s Jane Eyre film. Natalie Portman was originally... 

Joss Whedon’s “Much Ado About Nothing” Trailer

Joss Whedon’s “Much Ado About Nothing” Trailer
As some will know, while making The Avengers, Joss Whedon also made a much smaller movie project on the side: an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. One can’t deny that Whedon and Shakespeare are a match made in heaven, both being kings of storytelling and dialogue (who could forget Whedon’s usage of “mewling quim” in The Avengers?). Much Ado About Nothing brings those two worlds together. Given the shock announcement... 

Catherine review

Catherine review
Fed up with the same old first-person shooters, sport simulations and beat-em-ups? Why not cheat on your girlfriend for change? Rated M for Mature upon its release in America, Catherine is a game that actually lives up to that rating. It may have a sexually provocative exterior (likely a clever ploy to get guys to fork over the cash), but there isn’t any onscreen sex or nudity. Deep down this is a game that tackles complex issues about relationships,... 
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