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Romeo and Juliet

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 11, 2013

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Carlo Carlei

Starring :

Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Paul Wesley, Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgard, Lesley Manville, Christian Cooke, Tomas Arana, Laura Morante, Leon Vitali

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..today's version will likely become a cheat sheet for slacking students, but it won't inspire them to open their hearts to the text..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
“..the film never really comes alive as a visual experience, despite the well-chosen locations, the handsome sets and Carlo Poggioli's sumptuous costumes..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
2 of 4

“..Romeo & Juliet is an uneven, albeit handsomely mounted, adaptation. But it's a forgettable entry among the dozens of movie adaptations of Shakespeare's tragic romance..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5

“..passions and nostrils flare in the latest screen version of "Romeo & Juliet," a sufficiently entertaining..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Richard Ouzounian [Toronto Star]

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