81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Hamlet

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · 1948, Adaptation, Black and White, Drama, Hamlet, Laurence Olivier, Shakespeare, Two Cities Films

I suppose it goes without saying that “W. Shakespeare” wrote Hamlet, making this the third Oscar-winning movie adaptation in a row – and a grand total of 14 out of 21 films (so far) that are adaptations!
It’s hard to watch Hamlet without occasionally grimacing from the sheer ponderousness of it all. No weightier matter, [...]

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