Monday, May 5, 2008

Arts & Entertainment/ Movies: Romeo and Juliet

by Linda Scanlan on I Knew I Could Fly
on the yourLDSneighborhood Newsstand - 5 May, 2008

History is fascinating. The movie industry has brought truth, glamor and understanding to the historically challenged population. Shakespeare seems to be number one on the list for those historically challenged people. Fortunately Twentieth Century Fox has given this group of handicapped individuals hope.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes starred in the 1996 Shakespearean film “Romeo and Juliet”. A new generation was introduced to this classic set in “the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach.” Though in a modern setting, the original dialog has been maintained. The combination of old and new created a new form of “classic” for movie goers. ~ Read More