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Much Ado About Nothing Reviews

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April 4, 2012
Very accessible, jubilant Shakespeare with brief bawdiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 23, 2012
A spirited, winningly acted rendition of one of the Bard's most popular comedies.
September 7, 2011
[Branagh] has found his way to the play's profound yet populist heart, rediscovering Shakespeare's vision of romantic fulfillment - celebration with an underlying tug of sadness - for an era that believes itself all too wise to the ways of love.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 8, 2011
Branagh's highly entertaining and accessible take on one of the Bard's zestiest comedies. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 2, 2008
Continuously enjoyable from its action-filled opening to the dazzling final shot...
July 2, 2008
A joyous romp whose forced jollity is only occasionally wearing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2008
You can not fault Branagh's enthusiasm and his successful campaign to bring the Bard to the masses.
November 20, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2006
There's much to commend in Branagh's pruned, international version of Shakespeare's troubling comedy.
September 23, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: B
January 5, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 10, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 1, 2004
A lively and colorful adaptation of Shakespeare's play; Thompson and Branagh are especially fun to watch.
| Original Score: 4/5
April 24, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
March 12, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2003
This film is going to entertain even those viewers who care little about Shakespeare and care about his comedies even less.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
August 16, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
August 15, 2003
Unevenly cast but ebulliently filmed, the film is a treasure for the Branagh-Thompson scenes alone.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 28, 2003
A lot of fun! Branagh does excellent bringing Shakespeare's comedy to life.
| Original Score: 4/5
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