Tag Archive: Shakespeare

WCS 2012 Reviews: CORIOLANUS, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA & HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI 3D

After getting off to a strong start last week, the World Cinema Showcase kicked it up a notch in Auckland over the past weekend with a terrific selection of foreign films. I caught Ralph Fiennes’ modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus on Saturday, followed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Turkish drama Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Takashi Miike’s Harakiri remake Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D on Sunday, …

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[Watch] Ralph Fiennes talks CORIOLANUS on THE DAILY SHOW

Legendary British actor Ralph Fiennes visited The Daily Show tonight to promote his new film and directorial debut, Coriolanus. Fiennes discussed his obsession with the lesser-known work and the magic of William Shakespeare’s language, while Jon Stewart tried to understand why British actors are so much better than Americans when it comes to Shakespeare. The clip …

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[Watch] Trailer for Ralph Fiennes directorial debut CORIOLANUS

Academy Award-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes has directed his first feature film, Coriolanus, in which he also stars. He has gathered an impressive supporting cast, including Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt and Ashraf Barhom. The film is a modern adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, written by John Logan (Gladiator, Sweeney Todd), in which …

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