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  • 'Anonymous'

    'Anonymous'
    Did William Shakespeare really write the legendary plays that bear his name? That's the controversial question posed by this drama from director Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day"), who casts Rafe Spall as Shakespeare allegedly being a front for the works actually penned by a member of British aristocracy (Rhys Ifans).
  • 'I. Claudius: The Complete Series'

    'I. Claudius: The Complete Series'
    Before the current wave of historical drama series such as "The Borgias" and "The Tudors," this saga in a similar vein did much for the mid-1970s popularity and visibility of PBS. In a new 35th-anniversary edition, Derek Jacobi is superb as the title...

    Anonymous" Shakespeare como un fraude

    <b>Anonymous"</b> Shakespeare como un fraude
    Anonymous *** Durante mucho tiempo se ha especulado sobre la existencia e identidad de William Shakespeare, figura cumbre de la literatura universal. La película Anonymous busca dar respuesta a preguntas que han originado debates, libros, tratados e...

    About something, or much ado about nothing?

    About something, or much ado about nothing?
    Anyone who struggled through Shakespeare in high school might find some glee in picturing the Bard as a rude, uneducated, drunken lout who never actually penned his literary masterpieces. Well, that’s according to one theory put forth by the new...

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...