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Movie: The King

Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
posted by nicolas léonard sadi carnot on Nov 4, 2019 - 5 comments

Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream

The play presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by drugs, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks and even violence. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Apr 4, 2017 - 2 comments

Space: 1999: Death's Other Dominion  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 14

Back after another long break, and given the lack of any inter-episode continuity within most of Season One I'm jumping ahead to 'Death's Other Dominion', featuring BRIAN BLESSED. (Also, lots and lots of Shakespearean thesping, and one of the series' more memorable denouements.) [more inside]
posted by Major Clanger on Nov 26, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Macbeth

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
posted by Alexandra Michelle on Jan 17, 2016 - 7 comments

Slings and Arrows: Geoffrey's Return  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 2

A farewell; a return; a new career opportunity, twice; another return.
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Aug 10, 2014 - 8 comments

Slings and Arrows: Oliver's Dream  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 1

A show opens; a show doesn't open; the past is revisited; the future is changed. [more inside]
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Aug 3, 2014 - 25 comments

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