Saturday, 12 February 2011
Not Bard at all
Last night he succumbed to pressure and attended a screening.
Mt Gnome confidently asserts that this is the finest example of its, er, genre that he has ever seen.
The genre in question being: 'Shakespeare "adaptation" featuring a cast of computer-animated garden ornaments'.
A veteran of 'special category' Shakespeare-related movies, Mr Gnome is pondering quite where to place this chirpy effort in his pantheon of semi-Shakespearean silliness.
Probably a long way below the glorious pinnacle of the never-to-be-bettered loopy sublimity of this 1964 version of Antony and Cleopatra.
Posted by RHK at 08:39