Customer Review

3.0 out of 5 stars overrated, Oct. 19 2003
This review is from: Hamlet [Import] (VHS Tape)
the text is butchered worse than elsewhere. And Olivier is just not the best Hamlet. The thunder during the tobeornotobe soliloquy that accomponies "ay theres the rub" and him shouting that line(?) are just plain corny and yuck. Branaghs a much better blonde and makes this film completely obsolete and useless.
I also never like seeing that soliloquy come AFTER the fight with Ophelia, as it does here. The H+Gertrude exchange is a little sexier than most, and I like it.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


Review Details

Item

4.2 out of 5 stars (36 customer reviews)
5 star:
 (17)
4 star:
 (12)
3 star:
 (6)
2 star:    (0)
1 star:
 (1)
 
 
 
Used & New from: CDN$ 15.00
Add to wishlist
Reviewer


Location: brooklyn

Top Reviewer Ranking: 579,650