A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, pursues ... See full summary »
The Shakespeare tragedy that gave us the expression "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's ... See full summary »
Easily Shakespeare's least known play, finding a film version that's true to the original text is a difficult task. This video delivers the bulk of the action with little divergence (though some editing, undoubtedly due to time constraints) as well as the original dialog, all intact. At times campy, at times disturbing, it's always a surprise. Suitable for academic libraries or the Shakespeare fan who likes horror films, this video is truly unique as an interesting blend of the two.
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