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The 10 Best Modern Takes on Shakespeare – In Pictures

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0421  Thursday, 29 August 2013

 

From:        Joseph Egert < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Date:         August 27, 2013 3:17:47 PM EDT

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: 10 Shakespeare Adaptations 

 

Many thanks to Dave and Hardy for the link below to French’s ‘10 best’:

 

>The Observer: http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jun/01/the-10-best-modern-takes-shakespeare-film

>

>The 10 best modern takes on Shakespeare – in pictures

>As chosen by Philip French

>Saturday 1 June 2013

 

Here are a few more bests not to miss:

 

---CORIOLANUS:  Manchurian Candidate (62)

      

---HAMLET:  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (91)

 

---2H6:  Spartacus (60)

 

---JULIUS CAESAR: Godfather (72)

 

---MACBETH:  Deadly Affair (66)

 

---MERCHANT OF VENICE:  Spy Who Came in from the Cold (65)

                                           Fiddler on the Roof (71)

 

---OTHELLO:  Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (67)

 

---PERICLES:  Chinatown (74)

 

---R 3:  Incredibles (04)

           Law and Order Criminal Intent TV episode: “Fico Di Capo” (04)

 

---R & J:  Grease (78)

               Shakespeare in Love (98)

 

---TEMPESTSpartacus (60) 

                      View From the Bridge (62)

                      Chinatown (74)

 

---All of the above:  Theatre of Blood (73).

 

Enjoy!

Joe Egert

 
 

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