After you've blown up the world a few times, there's nowhere to go but small. At least that seems to have been the plan by Roland Emmerich, who switched gears from such world-spanning epics as "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" to make the relatively modest costume drama "Anonymous." Exploring the idea of William Shakespeare as a fraud seemed appealing to Emmerich. The film generated much positive word of mouth following its Toronto International Film Festival, but has grossed just $6.8 million so far in limited release.
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