Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Comedy, Drama, Period and Historical, Romance
A labour of love for director Joss Whedon, this critically lauded, modern dress adaptation of Shakespeare's play features a starry cast, all linked to Whedon's past work. Alexis Denisof is Benedick, cynical about love and marriage, sparring with Beatrice, a witty singleton who disdains romance. But then they fall victim to a plot to bring them together. Shot in 12 days at the director's own house, this is a fast-moving delight that's a must for students of Shakespeare and lovers of smart romantic comedies.
A film guide that looks at Much Ado About Nothing (2012), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
This resources uses the adaptation of the play to analyse the text.
A film guide that looks at Romeo + Juliet (1996), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Romantic comedy about a young woman living when only men were allowed to act, who disguises herself as a boy and auditions for William Shakespeare.
14+ years 123 mins
Jane Austen's comedy of manners Emma gets a valley girl update as Alicia Silverstone's so-not-an-airhead struggles with love and life.
11+ years 93 mins
Loud and colourful adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play about two star-crossed lovers from bitterly feuding families.
11+ years 115 mins
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A curated list of five primary and five secondary book-to-film adaptations, which are available to stream at home across a variety of platforms.
Reading time 7 mins
We're celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death through events, screenings, resources, and more.
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