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Hamlet Reviews

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October 23, 2002
For its time, one of the best Shakespearean adaptations, even though a lot of the text has been omitted. Olivier's psychological take on Hamlet could be debated today.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2002
If you want to study Shakespeare, and how it should really be done, then watch Laurence Olivier.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 28, 2002
It is everything that it should be: beautiful and haunting, powerful and ultimately tragic.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 13, 2001
The feature is certain to live forever as a screen classic.
February 27, 2001
a bold, well-paced tragedy that helped expand audience notions of what Shakespeare on screen could be like
| Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
While I don't know if Olivier's is the best (I'm inclined to go with Branagh's), it certainly bears the indelible stamp of its director/star's personality.
January 1, 2000
Olivier's direction of the film is inspired.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
August 8, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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