A handsome historical epic gets a romantic comedy makeover.
This handsomely mounted epic-in-miniature has fabulously respectable credentials. It’s the kind of picture that cynics call Oscar fodder. It’s a period piece that hangs heavy with weighty themes and real-life characters, gloriously mounted period...
Beautifully designed and shot, this Dream is best when it`s being funny.
A Midsummer Night`s Dream isn`t, perhaps, one of Shakespeare`s best plays but it does provide its actors with some very choice comedy roles. In the most famous screen adaptation, made by the legendary German stage director Max Reinhardt (in...
"A man's character is his fate." So proclaimed Greek philosopher Heraclitus, and it's also the maxim of William Hundert, Kevin Kline , who, when the film begins, has taught at St. Benedict's Academy for Boys, an educational establishment for the...