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Zap2ItDid William Shakespeare really write the legendary plays that bear his name? That's the controversial question posed by this drama from director Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day"), who casts Rafe Spall as Shakespeare allegedly being a front for the...
Channel Guide MagazineBetter known for destroying worlds with films such as Independence Day and 2012, director Roland Emmerich creates a historic one in the dramatic thriller Anonymous. The film supports the theory that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays — a...
A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street. In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
RedEye movie critic*1/2 (out of four) A fortnight is about how long it will take you to sort out the overstuffed historical conspiracy theory “Anonymous,” an absurdly structured movie that could have benefited from an iron and a volume knob. It’s a...
WGN Feature ReporterWilliam Shakespeare was remarkably intelligent and possessed great wit. He wrote of foreign lands like he’d been there first hand. And he wrote like he was a longtime member of the Queen’s court, with a deep knowledge for the ins and outs of...
Anyone who struggled through Shakespeare in high school might find some glee in picturing the Bard as a rude, uneducated, drunken lout who never actually penned his literary masterpieces. Well, that’s according to one theory put forth by the new...
It's Halloween and time to revisit films that help us stare down our most primal fears. But beware: You'll often see religious themes -- actually, anti-religious ones -- woven deeply into the storylines. "It’s one of the only genres that gives...
"Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
Last weekend I went to visit cousins who live in Oak Glen (elevation about 4,700 feet) where autumn was in full and colorful swing. Because of the higher elevation and the crisp nights, the leaves on many of the trees were beginning to show brilliant...
Anonymous *** Durante mucho tiempo se ha especulado sobre la existencia e identidad de William Shakespeare, figura cumbre de la literatura universal. La película Anonymous busca dar respuesta a preguntas que han originado debates, libros, tratados e...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelIt's about Shakespeare and Queen Liz the first and Burbage and Marlowe and Edward DeVere and Ben Jonson. So a little homework is in order before taking in “Anonymous,” Roland Emmerich's period piece about who REALLY wrote Shakespeare's plays....
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