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Shakespeare Bites Back: Stratford Takes on Hollywood

Eminent Shakespeare scholars present their argument in response to the upcoming release of Roland Emmerich's Anonymous.

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2 Jun 2009 // 8:59 PM

The Old Curiosity Shop

If you like your Dickens dark, this is about as bleak as it gets.

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Underworld and Underworld: Evolution

Whereas The Matrix relied on hyper-cool outfits and the beauty of stylized action sequences to help tell its weird little story, Underworld relies on them to try to make us forget that we are watching a story this insipid.

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20 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Race here is not an inherent or stable identity, but mutable and mutating.

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Gladiator: Extended Edition (2000)

It's a bad sign for your making-of doc when the most interesting folks to listen to are the studio weasels.

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27 Jun 2002 // 12:00 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Up at the Villa (2000)

What were they thinking? In Up at the Villa, Sean Penn plays a wealthy American rapscallion tearing around 1938’s Europe, arching his eyebrow by way

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gladiator (2000)

They don’t make movies like they used to. But then again, why would they? Gladiator claims to be a return to the days of

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Body (2001)

... examines the threat science poses to organized religion.

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