Richard III Reviews

September 6, 2010
It's fascinating to note that Richard is almost always portrayed by middle-aged actors - Olivier was 48, and actually comes in at the low end. In reality, Richard was only 32 when he died.
June 24, 2006
It becomes almost laughable when it tries to transcend its own timidity in the dramatic climaxes.
March 17, 2004
Olivier's is a turgid rendition with little regard for how the medium of cinema might lend alternative perspectives to the text.