Shakespeare November: Love’s Labour’s Lost

A Shakespeare Musical.  I kid you not.  When my friend Manda Barker recommend this movie for me to review, I rolled my eyes and wondered “What I have done to deserve this?”  Remembering when this movie came out, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” was trashed by the critics and proved to be the end of the Shakespeare … More Shakespeare November: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Shakespeare November, Branagh vs. Olivier round 2: Hamlet

For round 2 of Branagh vs. Olivier, View from Across the Pond looks at the film that will go down as both of their masterpieces: Hamlet.  Widely regarded as one of the most challenging and greatest of Shakespeare’s plays, “Hamlet” concerns us with the titular character Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, who seeks revenge on the … More Shakespeare November, Branagh vs. Olivier round 2: Hamlet

Shakespeare November, Olivier vs. Branagh Round 1: “Henry V”

                For the second installment of “Shakespeare November”, View from Across the Pond has decided to look at the screen adaptations of two of the most prolific Shakespearean performers of the 20th Century and two of the most prolific directors to ever put Shakespeare on film: Sir Laurence … More Shakespeare November, Olivier vs. Branagh Round 1: “Henry V”

Shakespeare November! Review: The Hollow Crown (2013)

I’M BACK!  I really need to update this blog a lot more, but we will see what happens.  Anyway, I’ve decided for the month of November to review the adapted works of William Shakespeare on Film!  To start things off, I am going to do a series of reviews based on “The Hollow Crown” TV … More Shakespeare November! Review: The Hollow Crown (2013)