Tagged with benedict cumberbatch

Language of the Heart: Cumberbatch, HAMLET, National Theatre LIVE

Criticalrant Aloud discussion of the October 19 screening of The National Theatre Live at the Barbican HAMLET, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, by North Texas arts writer/O’Neill and Annenberg critic fellow Alexandra Bonifield with North Texas regional actor and Bard Buff R. Andrew Aguilar: “Shakespeare’s language is the closest thing we have to the verbal language of … Continue reading

August, Osage County: Cliff’s Notes Version

Remember Cliff’s Notes?  The ultimate cheat-sheet style study guides designed to “present and explain literary and other works in pamphlet form or online” in condensed format? Frowned upon by serious literature professors, they offer a superficial overview of great literary work without depth or nuance. They exist as the sort of panacea a time-challenged or … Continue reading