It’s May and a Friday, which means a new early (really early) summer blockbuster is being released. A couple of weeks back, it was the latest Guardians of the Galaxy flick. Today, something a little different: the 1913 silent film version of Cymbeline!
OK, so it’s not a theatrical release…but it’s our play under discussion, so just go with me, willya?
Continue reading Friday Film Focus: Cymbeline (1913)
OK, so yesterday, in my review of the 1983 BBC Complete Works film of Coriolanus, I talked a little about what I perceived as homoerotic aspect in the piece.
I’ve been asked if maybe I’m reading too much into this.
Judge for yourself…
Continue reading More on that BBC homo-eroticism…
Hola, something a little off the beaten path this morning…
Yesterday, I had a reader point me in the direction of a YouTube video of a recent (October 2016) TEXx – Temecula talk on Shakespeare. The reader thought I might be interested in this.
Of course, I was.
Continue reading Shakespeare TEDx Talk
Here’s the trailer for that killer Timon of Athens I saw last month in Ashland at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival:
I wish this video conveyed the electricity and raw power of the show.
A consolation, though, is a nice little review pull-quote at about 1:45 into the video…
I’m wrapping up my viewings of the many videos of Othello, and, boy, are my eyes tired. (OK, not all of the versions, but many) I love how Iago’s Act One, Scene Three soliloquy with “I hate the Moor” can have a number of different readings.
You know me… just a boy with Premiere Pro and a desire to be always tinkerin’…
Continue reading Othello super-edit: “I hate the Moor…”
Here’s something to either be thankful for, or to completely mess with your digestion of turkey:
Shatner does Shakespeare!
Continue reading Giving Thanks for William Sha–