Hamlet 2. Dir. Andrew Fleming. Screenplay by Pam Brady and Andrew Fleming. Perf. Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, David Arquette, and Elisabeth Shue. Focus, 22 August 2008.
Holden, Stephen. “The Rest was Silence, but Then Came the Sequel.” New York Times 22 August 2008.
The New York Times has a review of Hamlet 2 this morning (the film opens today—in only one theatre in our area). It’s not a great review, but it’s not a complete pan, either. When things are less busy, I hope to see it. As soon as I do, I’ll post an evaluation of the film.
Links: Trailer. Official site. Previous Post One. Previous Post Two. Previous Post Three.
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