Sunday, June 16, 2013
Much Ado About Nothing: It's Really Something
"Methinks the Bard would love this flick 'more than words can wield the matter,'" saith the Movie Slut.
This contemporized version of Shakespeare's comedy about love and trickery, both good and villainous, is nothing short of a glittering gem. Director Joss Whedon filmed the play in black and white in his Southern California home and hit just the right stride between modern-day amorous madness and the craziness of love six centuries ago.
To put it as Shakespeare did in Act 3, "Love goes by haps; Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps."