All those giddy young lovers in Shakespeare's pastoral comedies have a regrettable tendency to blur into one another. Except, of course, for Beatrice and Benedick, that quick-witted, quarrelsome…
Much Ado About Nothing
"Much Ado About Nothing" is the blueprint for rom-coms, but what makes it fascinatingly unique is that it's both comedy and tragedy. Except that in the Old Vic's ill-conceived…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Internship Distributor: 20th Century Fox "Google Crashers" must have…
Summer box office could slump this weekend with only a pair of modest to mid-sized openers, Universal's “The Purge” and Fox's “The Internship,” added to holdovers like “Fast and Furious 6″ and “Star…
It was like the thesps and creatives of "Much Ado About Nothing" were transported back to old England at the June 5 premiere.
Joss Whedon's “Much Ado About Nothing” adaptation will be the Seattle International Film Festival's opening night film on May 16. Whedon is scheduled to attend, along with stars Alexis Denisof, Amy…
Lionsgate has acquired North American distribution rights to Joss Whedon's “Much Ado About Nothing” following its premiere at the Toronto Film Fest. The deal closed on Tuesday night — marking the…
Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" is an inspired example of Shakespeare-on-a-shoestring.
Type-casting gives audiences what they know, but that's not necessarily a good thing.
Show never gets a complete handle on the Italianate comedy, but it would be churlish to quibble given the evening's many delights.