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The Doctor as The Dane

Advantages: Fantastic acting, great entertainment and very accessible
Disadvantages: none

If ever a novel is adapted onto the screen, I always think that it's best to read the book first, and then watch the film later. I can't think of a single book that I've ever read that was better as a movie. However plays are different. Unlike novels th ...

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Review of Hamlet (DVD)

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To view or not to view?

Advantages: Excellent adaptation
Disadvantages: Shakespeare's always hard to convert

Well I can say very few bad things about this amazing adaptation of one of Shakespeare's finest plays. The original play itself takes about three and a half hours to perform (trust me I've been a very cold producer of an outdoors perofrmance) but this 1 ...

nkemp_99 02.02.2007 · Read full review
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Slightly dissapointing!

Advantages: Love the original play
Disadvantages: not the best movie translation of the play - can't rival an on stage production!

I should start by saying that i am a huge shakespeare fan and so it would be impossible for any dvd to live up to my expectations... but, this one really wasn't very good at all. The acting was substandard and i thought some of the translation (such as ...

oscariuss 16.05.2005 · Read full review
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Hamlet film

Advantages: great story, with great actors
Disadvantages: need to know the background of the story and a bit of old english

I think Kenneth brannagh is the best 'Hamlet' since Mel Gibson, he is very funny, interesting and weird in this production. With Kate winslet as his girlfiend, they both make a good pair as they both turn mad...(not to give the plot away) i would recomme ...

pleasedtohelp 21.01.2007 · Read full review
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Love, Death And Passion Has Arrived. Meet Joe Black.

Advantages: Great Performances And Unusual Storyline.
Disadvantages: None!

Reasons For Purchasing Meet Joe Black: I remember watching “Meet Joe Black” at the Movie House around twelve years ago. I was quite looking forward to seeing it at the time as I do love Brad Pit as an actor and also admire Anthony Hopkins who was st ...

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Review of Meet Joe Black (DVD)

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