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The Value of Exploitation: Of Puppies and Pornography, Violence and Vixens

Guess which two characters appeared in the half hour trailer featured at E3 for Metal Gear Solid V? Diamond Dog and the Quiet. Guess why? You shouldn't have to guess.

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Recent Retro, Or What Will We Be Nostalgic About in the Future?

A look back at a 1990’s childhood, with “where is it now?” updates!

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Characters Inside Out: Bryan Elsley's 'Skins' and William Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet'

Hamlet would have fit right in with the Skins kids; in particular, he would have found a friend in Effy, from Generation 2. Both question the nature of their worlds, both grow melancholic.

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Between His Madness and Grief and Between Grief and His Grave -- Ah, Poor Hamlet!

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Hamlet, starring David Tennant and Patrick Stewart, has been hailed as the definitive Hamlet for a new generation.

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Hamlet: The Video Game

Man of action or man of inaction? Inaction, but in this case, that's a good thing.

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Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare

For anyone who appreciates acting this is highly recommended; for anyone studying acting, it's essential. If everything this educational was this entertaining, everyone in the world would have a Ph.D.


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