REVIEW: ‘Anonymous’ (2011)

Grade: C- It is unfair to criticize a film that attempts historical revisionism for having factual inaccuracies, but Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous is like the Earl of Falsehood. Not only does the movie promote a controversial…

Of the Day – 10.31.11

Read of the Day: Unsurprisingly the release of Anonymous has angered some of the Bard's biggest supporters. Read how they are striking back. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Rango and Sherlock Holmes composer Hans…

Happy 72nd Birthday, Sir Ian McKellen!

Today marks the 72nd year on Earth for one of the most versatile and interesting actors to ever grace the stage and screen. Sir Ian McKellen turns 72-years old today so I thought it would…

Shakespeare 4 Kids Heading to the Big Screen?

Yuck. According to Variety, Mark Thomas of Elsinore Films is bringing musical versions of Shakespeare's greatest plays to the big screen with the intention of "targeting the High School Musical and Harry Potter market." The…

‘Hamlet’ (1948) vs. ‘Hamlet’ (2000)

Today is the observed birthday of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer of all-time. In honor of the Bard’s special day, I thought I would take a look at his greatest contribution to the world of…