Elsinore, a Hamlet Video Game, Launches This June

Elsinore, a Hamlet Video Game, Launches This June

If you’ve ever wanted to play a video game adaptation of William Shakespeare‘s The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Golden Glitch Studios is releasing exactly that in late June. The game is called Elsinore and puts the player in control of Danish noblewoman and Hamlet’s love-interest, Ophelia. Except, unlike the Shakespearean version, this Ophelia is an active […]

Comparing Big Red to Hamlet: David Harbour Talks ‘Hellboy’

David Harbour is stepping into some pretty big cloven-hoof shoes in 2019 with Hellboy, and he knows it. The multi award-winning actor (for his role of Sheriff Hopper on Netflix’s Stranger Things) recently chatted with C|NET about several things, including why he thinks Big Red is a little bit Hamlet, and his history with the comic. C|NET: […]

Tom Hiddleston

Hiddleston And Branagh Reunite For Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Tom Hiddleston and Kenneth Branagh first worked together on the BBC police drama Wallander. Branagh was the star of the series with Hiddleston being a supporting character. The two would work together again on a slightly higher profile project, Thor for Marvel Studios where Hiddleston was a breakout star as the God of mischief, Loki. Now […]

Sin City, One Of Barnes & Nobles Top Revenge Stories Of All Time. Just Behind Hamlet.

The Barnes And Noble Blog has been recognising what it calls the greatest revenge stories in literature, picking its top seven. Some you might expect, such as Homer‘s Ilia, William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Alexandre Dumas‘ The Count of Monte Cristo.  Then there are some more recent, what might be dubbed by some “pot-boilers”, Carrie by Stephen King, True Grit […]

Richard Briers, 1934-2013

Richard Briers was, and always will be, one of my favourite actors. He has died at the age of 79. Here are some clips of his work as well as a look at him off duty.

Saturday Runaround – Star Spangled Panties

TokyoWatch: Heidi gathers Tokyopop obituaries and analyses… and finds a heady mix of pride at roads taken and regret at those not, as Stuart Levy heads to Japan to make a documentary for a year. ArtWatch: The wonderful Al Davison on working on finishes for The Unwritten. See a rather excellent example to the right. […]