Hamlet. Dir. Michael Almereyda. Perf. Ethan Hawke, Julia Stiles, Sam Shepard, and Bill Murray. 2000. DVD. Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2001.
Olivier’s Hamlet openes with the words “This is the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind.”
Almereyda’s Hamlet (with Ethan Hawke) might easily open with these lines:
This is the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind—
And I think those lines would fit the general tongue-in-cheek feel of the film.—about which video to check out.