Review: kenneth branagh's second screen adaptation of shakespeare--the first was henry v--is a spritely, sun-drenched production decked out with a high-profile international cast in sicily. Read common sense media's much ado about nothing review, age rating, and parents guide very accessible, jubilant shakespeare with brief bawdiness movie review by carrie r wheadon, common practical jokes, and gorgeous lovestruck young people kenneth branagh in a rare comic continue reading report this review add your rating. 1993's much ado about nothing is kenneth branagh's superb film rendering of shakespeare's classic romantic comedy veteran shakespeare actors branagh, emma thompson, and brian blessed are joined by veteran hollywood actors denzel washington and michael keaton. Read movie and film review for much ado about nothing (1993) - kenneth branagh on allmovie read movie and film review for much ado about nothing (1993) - kenneth branagh on allmovie - a slightly streamlined but mostly charming allmovie new releases in theaters. It’s been 20 years since the big-screen debut of kenneth branagh’s joyous, sun-drenched adaptation of william shakespeare’s much ado about nothing critically acclaimed and modestly.
Firstly in 1993, we got kenneth branagh’s version of “much ado about nothing” coming off of the success of “henry v” and with the big name of “hamlet” waiting in the wings, this is branagh’s second in a long line of self-directed shakespeare films and it comes with all of the bombast and passion that is very typical of his style. It's like a cultural exchange: noted bard-botherer kenneth branagh makes a comic-book movie, geek god joss whedon adapts shakespeare’s sharpest romantic comedy — one branagh has already. Much ado about nothing – review joss whedon's california-set much ado, filmed in black and white over 12 days, is a charming and witty triumph philip french. The best home movie much ado about nothing, review this is likely the reason that the best film adaptation of a shakespearian play to date remains kenneth branagh’s 1993 iteration of.
To ask other readers questions about much ado about nothing, please sign up be the first to ask a question about much ado about nothing this edition is the the tie-in for the kenneth branagh movie, so it is the movie script - some of the play has been cut it includes photos of the shot, including. And yet much ado about nothing is rife with the kind of problematic potential that would come to undermine much of branagh's later work you can see it in the casting you can see it in the casting. Much ado about nothing is the 1993 cinematic mounting of william shakespeare's classic play, directed by master thespian kenneth branagh (mary shelley's frankenstein, henry viii, wild wild west.
Much ado about nothing kenneth branagh's charming, all-star rendition of much ado about nothing comes to dvd with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 185:1. In the opening scene of much ado about nothing, kenneth branagh insists on the tone the movie will take: these are healthy, joyful young people whose high spirits will survive anything, even the dark double-crosses of shakespeare's plot. This dreamlike setting is the opening scene of the major motion picture much ado about nothing as envisioned by film director kenneth branagh a far cry from its shakespearean origins, branagh’s much ado has a look and feel all of its own.
After adapting shakespeare for 1989’s henry v and 1993’s much ado about nothing, branagh mixed things up a bit: instead of simply bringing shakespeare to the screen, 1995’s in the bleak midwinter (a midwinter’s tale) was about an actor (played by michael maloney, serving as a woody allen-style branagh proxy) haplessly trying to mount a. William shakespeare's witty romantic comedy, much ado about nothing, sizzles and snaps from start to finish in kenneth branagh's innovative new movie displaying yet another of the bard's masterpieces to good advantage. Much ado about nothing is a 1993 british/american romantic comedy film based on william shakespeare's play of the same name it was adapted for the screen and directed by kenneth branagh , who also stars in the film. After going increasingly astray with two contemporary outings, kenneth branagh returns to the high and, for him, safe ground of shakespeare with “much ado about nothing,” a spirited, winningly. Movie much ado about nothing the plot centres around benedick (branagh) and beatrice (thompson), who are both content with their single lives, or so they think.
Much ado about nothing is a real summer movie director kenneth branagh, who also adapted the shakespeare play, has assembled a talented gallery of british actors (along with a couple of american stars) who really gel together and bring the film to life. The branagh much ado about nothing is a dreamlike house party set in and around a magnificent tuscan villa in the erotic heat of an italian summer the period is not specified, although it seems. With kenneth branagh, emma thompson, keanu reeves, kate beckinsale young lovers hero and claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles benedick and beatrice to wed as well much ado about nothing (1993) reviews & commentary add a review user reviews critic reviews parents guide more like this. Much ado is a rich, quotable comedy, with kenneth branagh’s 1993 adaptation the long-standing definitive film version that you can absolutely use to bluff your way through a classy shakespeare-quoting life.
'much ado about nothing' is a title with at least a triple meaning much ado about something irrelevant or unimportant, much ado about something that didn't happen/wasn't true, or much ado about a woman's private parts ('nothing' was elizabethan slang for female genitalia - 'no thing'. Shop much ado about nothing [dvd]  everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders average customer review: 46 out of 5 stars 284 customer reviews asin: b00004rck2 amazon bestsellers rank: kenneth branagh and richard briers, i was delighted with the choice of scene and lavish costumes for the comedy aspects special. Much ado about nothing - official trailer kenneth branagh's second screen adaptation of shakespeare--the first was henry v--is a spritely, sun-drenched production decked out with a high-profile.