Romeo and Juliet - The Movie The new release of Romeo and Juliet is fun, fast and exciting to watch. It is a slick cinematic rendition of Shakespeare's work brought to the screen for contemporary movie-goers. There is something for everyone in this movie. A timeless story, a dynamic cast, a hip soundtrack, great sets and costumes and plenty of action. From the beginning the audience is told," buckle up, this Romeo and Juliet ride is going to be like no other Shakespeare you've
Movie Compare and Contrast There are many similarities and differences between the sixties version of Romeo and Juliet and the modern version of Romeo and Juliet. It is very easy to spot these differences considering the time period each movie was set in. There are some things in the play that totally got cut from both movies. There are also some things that they added to the movies that weren’t in the play. Let us get on to the similarities and differences. First off, the biggest difference is
“Romeo and Juliet” Essay Question: Both films of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ display the values and attitudes of their contexts. Which is the better version? Justify your answer with references to the films and the plays. Answer: The two version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ that we watched were the 1968 Franco Zeffirelli version, staring Leonard Whiting, and Olivia Hussy, and the 1996 Baz Luhrmann version, staring Clair Danes, and Leonardo De Caprio. Within both of these versions the plot line is still the same
originates from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in which, Juliet serves as the inspiration for the main character in many modern day works. The idea of a young girl falling madly in love with someone whom she is forbidden to associate with is not only appealing but, it is versatile and easily adaptable. Altered versions of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet include Warm Bodies, West Side Story, and Baz Luhrmann’s modernized Romeo and Juliet all in which portray Juliet in many different fashions.
history, “Romeo and Juliet”, was written by William Shakespeare in the late 16th century. It is a story about two lovers that have to meet in secret because of an ongoing family feud. Tragically, because of their forbidden love Romeo and Juliet take their lives so they can be together. In 1997, a movie was adapted from the play “Romeo and Juliet”, directed by Baz Lurhmann. However, as alike as the movie and the play are, they are also relatively different. Paramount aspect of the movie and the play
Romeo and Juliet - Movie vs. Book Often times people say that William Shakespeare was and still is a legend. They are correct. It is amazing how Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet written centuries ago can be better than Franco Zefferelli's movie production of Romeo and Juliet, which had much better technology to work with only decades ago. Although the movie appeared better, it left out some major parts. The play had better mood and plot details which made it much more dramatic
director of Romeo & Juliet: The movie. I know you have been waiting for the leading actor choice a long time. In this article i will give clearance who the actors are and why i chose them. Most of the actors I chose shared the same character traits and were perfect for the role. As you already know R&J: The movie is the film version of the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. I hope you will enjoy reading this article and get some clearance about the choice of actors. Montagues: Romeo Montague:
of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ text vs. Movie Romeo and Juliet was first originally created by William Shakespeare it is traditionally shown in theatres, In this essay I shall compare and contrast the traditional script and the modern movie. The main things that differentiate between the text and movie are the characters, the main concepts of many of them have changed such as Lady Capulet she was affectionate and caring in the original text but in the modern movie she didn’t care even when Juliet had
Romeo & Juliet – Text vs. movie The tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet” was originally a play created by William Shakespeare, one of many world famous plays by the same. This play has been converted into its intended style many times in the past, the earliest version in 1968 was directed by Franco Zeffirelli, the latest film in 1996 by Baz Luhrmann. The latter is quite modern and only occassionally uses the words of Shakespeare. On the contrary, the older version was very traditional, and almost completely
Comparing Movie Versions of Romeo and Juliet Being faced with Baz Luhrmann’s version of Romeo and Juliet is, to be honest, a little disappointing. At first glance the film looks very promising – a classic love story, great actors and a modern twist. But unfortunately, it just doesn’t work. The opening scene of the film hardly grabs your attention, with a very dull scene in which a newsreader reads out Shakespeare’s original prologue but attempts to make it sound like a news-article.