Henry IV Part 2
The Rogue’s Guide to Shakespeare on Film #55: Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight (1965)
55. Orson Welles’s Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight [Henry IV Parts 1 & 2] (1965) One restraint of most Shakespeare film productions happens to be, alas and fuck, the budget. Often, actors, including the best actors, will willingly work for scale in service of the bard, but the cost of film and catering and the crew and… Continue reading
The Rogue’s Guide to Shakespeare on Film #45: Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)
45. Richard Eyre’s Henry IV, Part 2 (2012) Let’s recap my assessment of The Hollow Crown so far. Episode 1 (Richard II) was excruciating, except for the monkey. Episode II (Henry IV, Part 1) proved to be quite good. Henry IV, Part 2 simultaneously feels like a reboot and a sequel to Part 1, which… Continue reading
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