The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2850 Friday, 14 December 2001
Date: Thursday, 13 Dec 2001 22:57:11 -0800
Subject: 12.2840 Crazy Beautiful and Shakespeare--but Get Over
Comment: Re: SHK 12.2840 Crazy Beautiful and Shakespeare--but Get Over
Richard Burt wrote,
> The film romance Crazy / Beautiful (2001), an interracial, low versus
> elite replay of Romeo and Juliet set in LA, has a documentary on a t.v.
> / VCR about Shakespeare playing in one scene--much of the male
> narrator's monologue is drowned out, however, just as he is talking
> about Shakespeare's insight into women (the camera's focus is on the
> "bad" girl character, Nicole, played by Kirsten Dunst). For info on the
> film, go to http://us.imdb.com/Title?0250224
The other movie Kirsten Dunst did this year, Get Over It, also features
Shakespeare but more directly: her high school is rehearsing MND; she
plays Helena while the boyfriend she's breaking up with is Lysander; her
new guy is...
I caught snippets as I crossed the living room while my kids were
watching it, and decided too late I was missing a pretty fair teen
movie. Info at http://us.imdb.com/Title?0192071
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