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Hamlet Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
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
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
April 20, 2011
A work of tremendous personal ambition equipped with a budget nearly equal in magnitude.
Randy White
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Shakespeare's great tragedy -- all of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
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

TV Guide
July 2, 2008
Simply gorgeous to look at, and a number of the performances are outstanding...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Film4
July 2, 2008
Brave, yes, but undeniably excessive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
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
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
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
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 16, 2007
Branagh has one-upped Olivier again by making his Hamlet a bold spectacle: big and loud and colorful.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
August 14, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
December 8, 2006
Fine version of one of The Bard's best plays.
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
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
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 23, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 27, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
August 25, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
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
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
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
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
April 21, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
January 12, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos
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
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