GFF 2013: Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon, 2012)

March 6, 2013

Much Ado About Nothing

Shot at the director’s home over twelve days amidst post-production for The Avengers, Joss Whedon’s version of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing was rehearsed and honed during various afternoon reads over the years. It’s a stylish take that cleverly transposes the text into a contemporary-seeming world of Californian house parties and cliquish gossip, while remaining a credible version of the comedy. The tone of the source material has echoes of Whedon’s own trademark banter, and that play’s witty words are kept intact for this latest transition to the screen…

Full review at Sound on Sight


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