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Hamlet Reviews

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December 10, 2012
It is a wholly new take on Hamlet, with a cast filled with entertaining cameos.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 20, 2011
A work of tremendous personal ambition equipped with a budget nearly equal in magnitude.
January 2, 2011
Shakespeare's great tragedy -- all of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 16, 2010
The play widely regarded as the best piece of dramatic literature ever written...[in] the only unexpurgated big-screen version. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 2, 2008
Simply gorgeous to look at, and a number of the performances are outstanding...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2008
Brave, yes, but undeniably excessive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2007
Die-hard Bard students may quibble, but this gargantuan and glorious Hamlet is a movie-lover's paradise.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 25, 2007
Branagh combines one of the Bard's best plays with some of the best filmmaking the medium has to offer.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 16, 2007
Branagh has one-upped Olivier again by making his Hamlet a bold spectacle: big and loud and colorful.
December 8, 2006
Fine version of one of The Bard's best plays.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 15, 2006
If you're willing to sit through Branah's 4-hour Hamlet, you'll be rewarded with a lavishly mounted, full-bodied version that brings new dimensions.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 14, 2004
The few missteps, mostly in casting, are a drop in the bucket when it comes to this adaptation.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 1, 2004
Viewers patient enough to sit through four hours of this film are going to be rewarded with a memorable experience.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
January 12, 2004
La cinta de Branagh evitó rescatar momentos cumbres y optó por dar fuerza al guión original.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 25, 2002
There are many ... instances when you want to run screaming from Elsinore Castle.
August 21, 2002
Stars Kenneth Branagh as a vigorous man of action who sets out to accomplish his mission with firm resolve.
August 15, 2002
With his handsome and compelling Hamlet, Kenneth Branagh brings the Bard's greatest tragedy passionately alive on the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 31, 2002
Uma versão à altura (senão melhor) do clássico de Laurence Olivier.
| Original Score: 5/5
April 12, 2002
This Hamlet may not be perfect, but it is perfectly engrossing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 27, 2001
Not many filmmakers would dare to film and then market a four-hour film like this, but Branagh pulls it off marvelously.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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