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Reading ‘Burn After Reading’ As A Shakespearean Tragedy


In which men are spurred by their more conniving counterparts played by Frances McDormand, and the similarities don’t stop there.

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Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, and the Dilemma of Adapting Shakespeare


Shakespeare is the most screen-adapted writer of all time. And as far as cinematic adaptations go, 1948 was the best year.

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The Show Within a Show Tells Us What to Expect


Musical theatre is rife with this common trope, but where did it come from and how does it work?

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With ‘Slings And Arrows,’ Canadians Prove They Know How To Finish a TV Series


Although often parodied for their deference, and known for their comedy, a vein of fatalism runs through the best Canadian artists and art, and ‘Slings And Arrows’ is definitely among the best.

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Sundance 2018: The Funky Charm of ‘Ophelia’


You may not yet know it, but a re-telling of ‘Hamlet’ from Ophelia’s point of view is exactly what this world needs.

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Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson are Reuniting Again


The two will take leads in Richard Eyre’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s “King Lear.”