June 2, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Film Review: ‘The Scottish Play’: Shakespeare Like You’ve Never Seen Him

PG-13 | 1h 49min | Drama, Comedy, Fantasy | 6 December 2022 (USA)
According to the movie site IMDb.com, there have been 1,675 movies and TV shows based on the works of William Shakespeare and another 45 in some form of preproduction—the most of any writer in history. To put those numbers in perspective, the person behind Shakespeare in second place, Charles Dickens, has a total of 454 past projects plus three upcoming, well over 2.5 times less than the Bard.
As far as movies featuring Shakespeare as a character, there are 38 thus far, the most notable being “Shakespeare in Love,” arguably the most overrated Best Picture Oscar winner in history….
Source: The Epoch Times