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Re: TNT Caesar Mini-Series
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1305  Friday, 27 June 2003

[1]     From:   Skip Nicholson <
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        Date:   Thursday, 26 Jun 2003 14:18:42 -0700
        Subj:   RE: SHK 14.1296 Re: TNT Caesar Mini-Series

[2]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Friday, 27 Jun 2003 07:44:16 -0400
        Subj:   NY Times review of TNT Caesar


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From:           Skip Nicholson <
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Date:           Thursday, 26 Jun 2003 14:18:42 -0700
Subject: 14.1296 Re: TNT Caesar Mini-Series
Comment:        RE: SHK 14.1296 Re: TNT Caesar Mini-Series

>And Entertainment Weekly's mini-review also said something to the effect
>of - and I paraphrase -"dispenses with all of Shakespeare's iambic
>pentameter rubbish".

And they're paraphrasing Pauline Kael, whose review of West Side Story
mentioned that it takes the story of Romeo and Juliet and 'strips it of
all that cumbersome poetry...'

Cheers,
Skip Nicholson
South Pasadena (CA) High School

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From:           Richard Burt <
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Date:           Friday, 27 Jun 2003 07:44:16 -0400
Subject:        NY Times review of TNT Caesar

"Most viewers may be only hazily familiar with Caesar's story, or even
Shakespeare's version of it, but it would be hard to avoid ever seeing
his distinctive profile on a coin, marble bust or Las Vegas cocktail
napkin."

Full (quite positive) review at

-- http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/27/arts/television/27TVWK.html

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