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19 min ago | Los Angeles Times

William Shakespeare: Five unconventional movie adaptations

William Shakespeare , whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.


Related Topix: Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, History Movies, War Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, Romeo-Juliet, Ian McKellen, Entertainment

1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

The show to end all shows - Largo High prepares The Wizard of Oz

In Largo High School's 100th year - mere weeks before construction begins on the school's new buildings - the drama, band and choral departments will put on the most elaborate and ambitious musical production the tiny auditorium has ever seen.


Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Largo, FL, Theater, Arts

3 hrs ago | National Review Online

SlideshowShakespeare on Film

In the 450 years since his death, the plays of William Shakespeare have been performed and adapted countless times and in countless different ways, even flourishing in the modern medium of film.


Related Topix: Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Theater, The Lion King, Horror Movies, War Movies, Titus, The Tempest, Rome, NY

5 hrs ago | E! Online

Shakespeare Is Still Cool After 450 Years, and Here Are 10 Movies and TV Shows to Prove It

Today would have been William Shakespeare 's 450th birthday, and after all these years, ol' Billy , is still rocking it hard in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Romeo-Juliet, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Family

6 hrs ago |

Watch these 5 Shakespearean movies on Netflix to celebrate the Bard's birthday

A short biography of William Shakespeare, The Bard of Avon best known for his plays "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet," and "King Lear."


Related Topix: Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Romeo-Juliet, King Lear, Theater, Arts, Coriolanus

7 hrs ago | The Village Voice

WWII Drama Walking with the Enemy Crams a Lot of Big Ideas Into a Small Movie

In the World War II drama Walking with the Enemy , everything unrelated to the actual war feels like a nostalgic grandpa's rose-tinted recollections of the old country.


Related Topix: To Be or Not to Be, Short, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Movies, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Kathleen Turner credits physical workout helped her fight rheumatoid arthritis

The wages of fear: The harrowing plight of the ship breakers of Bangladesh - one of the most dangerous jobs in the world Dominique Strauss-Kahn's ex-wife insists she 'knew nothing' about ex-IMF chief's affairs, sex parties and orgies - although she admits he was a 'charmer and seducer' Fugitive shot dead by police was found with van converted into ... (more)


Related Topix: Thriller, Body Heat, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Family, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Peggy Sue Got Married, Celebrities, Kathleen Turner

12 hrs ago | Fox News

'Bettie Page Reveals All'

This week on the new releases list find "Bettie Page Reveals All" on DVD, Blu-ray, and Video on Demand marking the April 22 birthday of the 1950's iconic pin-up model.


Related Topix: 1001 Arabian Nights, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

'The Goonies 2': New developments on a sequel to the '80s classic

The director of the original film, Richard Donner, recently stated in an interview with TMZ that he is working on it - when asked by TMZ about the amount of comic book movies currently being made, he said, "If you call 'Goonies' a comic book, we're doing a sequel."


Related Topix: Lethal Weapon, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Superman, Action Movies, Adventure, Scrooged, Science Fiction Movies, Richard Donner, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Education

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, Maggie Wirth & More Set for Beautiful...

Beautiful Soup Theater will present the World Premiere workshop production of Steven Carl McCasland 's Little Wars.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Alabama

Ain't It Cool News

it's a Small World: the Movie directed by Jon Turteltaub is a real thing Disney wants to make

Disney has hired NATIONAL TREASURE/LAST VEGAS director Jon Turteltaub to turn yet another of their rides into a major motion picture.


Related Topix: National Treasure, Action Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, The Kid, Family, Drama Movies, Cool Runnings

The Star Online

By my troth! 8 actors who have taken on Romeo, Henry V, Hamlet

From Loki to Shakespeare: Tom Hiddleston as the titular character in 'Henry V' from BBC Two's series of television film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays 'The Hollow Crown'.


Related Topix: Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Sherlock Holmes, Jude Law, Doctor Who, Science Fiction Movies

Milford Mirror

John Ratzenberger visits West Shore Middle School Wednesday

John Ratzenberger at an earlier area event. The actor will be at West Shore Middle School Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, A Bug's Life, Family, Comedy Movies, Cars, Adventure, Monsters, Inc., John Ratzenberger

The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Pixar in Concert goes beyond the animation

From its first feature, 1995's Toy Story , right up to its most recent, last year's Monsters University , the California-based studio has consistently combined technical innovation with storytelling savvy to please critics and audiences alike.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Monsters University, Pop/Rock, Soundtrack, Comedy Movies, Family, Monsters, Inc.

Shakespeare turns 450 tomorrow, so watch the BBC adaptations on Amazon for $1.99

If you love Shakespeare and the BBC, then tomorrow would be a good time to celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday with these rentals! The rental prices are $1.99! So here's just some that you can rent: These classic BBC productions starred many greats like Anthony Hopkins, Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Claire Bloom, Derek Jacobi, and several other names.


Related Topix: Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

The Toronto Star

Dr. Brian Goldman shares physician slang in new book

If you hear a physician refer to you as a “Yellow Submarine,” it's not an intuitive understanding of your passion for Ringo Starr.


Related Topix: Yellow Submarine, Family, Comedy Movies, Music!, Adventure, Ringo Starr, Pop/Rock, Medicine

Are you coming to work early enough? Boston workers get in at

A disgruntled computer programmer named Peter, played by Ron Livingston endures another lecture by his boss, played by Gary Cole in this scene from "Office Space."


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Office Space, Ron Livingston, Celebrities, Gary Cole

Radio Times

Tom Hiddleston filming Crimson Peak in Toronto

Tom Hiddleston has been spotted wandering around Toronto in period garb this week, playing the role of Sir Thomas Sharpe in Crimson Peak, alongside Mia Wasikowska, who will play his new wife Edith Cushing in the movie.


Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Mia Wasikowska


Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

On 23 April 2014 we celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth.


Related Topix: Classical, William Walton, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Richard III, History Movies, War Movies, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Laurence Olivier, As You Like It

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Michael Fassbender Plots To Kill A King In New Macbeth Photos

The last directors to really leave their stamp on William Shakespeare's work and get away with it were Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Baz Luhrman.


Related Topix: Michael Fassbender, Coriolanus, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies