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The Dressmaker sews the seeds of revenge !

Advantages: Emotional, funny, poignant and well worth watching - for the dresses alone
Disadvantages: None

The Dressmaker Film Only Review Introduction This review is a film only review as it is another of the films from the Sky Movies new releases; we watched this film two nights ago, as it wasn’t already liste ...

sellerleygirl 24.08.2016 · Read full review
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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 ...

spanielize 01.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Hamlet (DVD)

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Offers nothing new

Advantages: Some interesting touches; in general cleverly woven (if sometimes a little obvious) into modern-day Manhattan
Disadvantages: Nothing really new here, Hawke is annoyingly self-indulgent

Having studied the play for A-Level, I thought I might go along to see if this new version had any interesting new interpretations on the text. I was disappointed to see that it didn't. Following in the footsteps of the re-do of Romeo and Juliet, this ...

nikeair 21.12.2000 · Read full review
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Branagh At His Best

Advantages: The acting, directing, photography is excellent
Disadvantages: It is a bit long, but the handy intermission allows for toilet breaks

PLEASE NOTE: This is a review of the Kenneth Branagh version. "Hamlet", an elaborate script, needs an elaborate director, and a varied actor and Kenneth Branagh is exactly that. It's obvious that Branagh has wanted to make this film for years becau ...

Kozinski 05.08.2000 · Read full review
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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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