The Merchant of Venice (1980) BBC TV Movie

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – *(Possibly) Minor spoilers ahead!* This is perhaps William Shakespeare’s most controversial play.  Some people might believe that Macbeth is cursed, but The Merchant of Venice is one of the darkest “comedies” from the Bard.  However, this play is no laughing matter, considering what happens to (as well …

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Much Ado About Nothing (1984) TV Movie BBC

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – William Shakespeare’s plays are generally divided into three categories, which are: histories, tragedies, and comedies.  Some of his greatest plays are definitely tragic, especially Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.  Nevertheless, Shakespeare comedies can definitely be compelling, and the play Much Ado About Nothing is …

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