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Film Review: Nunn’s Twelfth Night [caption id="attachment_5594" align="aligncenter" width="235"] Nunn's Twelfth Night (1996)[/caption] Nunn’s Twelfth Night (1996) is a modern take on the classical Shakespearean comedy. Created during the (More)
I was immediately intrigued by the opening scene of Trevor Nunn’s Twelfth Night or What You Will when we were shown a clip in class and so it was an easy decision to write my film review on this specific film.  I found that with the breathtaki (More)
  [caption id="" align="alignright" width="279"] Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (1996)[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="261"] Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo & Juliet (1968)[/caption]         (More)
Trevor Nunn’s Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996) is a witty, heartfelt rendition of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy. Nunn brought the story to life through excellent casting, giving the audience background information, and physical closeness to (More)
     Romeo and Juliet is truly a classic play written by Shakespeare. That is part of the reason I chose to compare the act 2, scene 2 in the films that were made by Franco Zeffirelli in 1968 and also the newer version of Romeo and Juliet made by (More)
        Franco Zeffirelli’s The Taming of the Shrew has been one of my favourite Shakespearean film adaptations since my youth. Be it Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s comedic and palpable portrayal of Katharina and Petruchio, the opulen (More)
In Julie Taymor’s The Tempest (2010), Shakespeare’s dialogue is adhered to very accurately, while the visual components of the movie created by the actors, directors, and editors, are sometimes encapsulating, but at times gaudy. I find that the a (More)
For my blog post in English 311, I have chosen to do a film review on Romeo and Juliet directed by Baz Luhrmann. This post will focus on key scenes throughout the play and conduct an analysis on points within the scene compared to how it appears in S (More)