Shakespeare at [Age]450: His Top Ten Adaptations on Film


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Shakespeare. It’s the most famous name in the English language, ringing proudly out across the British Isles. From his first works on stage around the 1590s to Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing in 2012, Shakespeare has been at the heart of literary culture for more than four hundred years, and his influence has spread around the world. In celebration of his 450th birthday this week, it’s time to look at his impact not just on the written word but on the world of cinema, as we count down the top ten best Shakespeares on film.


10. The Tempest (2010)
Let’s get something straight: Julie Taymor’s take on The Tempest isn’t a particularly good one. Despite her amazing cast – Ben Whishaw and Alfred Molina among them – Taymor’s film is slow and confused, with an overload of special effects that can’t hide its choppy pace and tone. What it…

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Instagram Is A Marketer’s Best Friend — For Now

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Instagram represents by far the best platform for marketers to interact with consumers, according to a recent study from Forrester Research.
Looking at 2,500 posts on seven social networks, Nate Elliott, marketing analyst for Forrester, found that engagement on Instagram roughly 60 times higher than
April 30, 2014 at 12:45AM
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Watch Live: NBA Addresses Donald Sterling’s Racist Remarks

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This story is developing…
NBA commissioner Adam Silver is holding a press conference on Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET where he will address racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling. He is expected to address the authenticity of a voice recording released on Friday that p
April 29, 2014 at 11:22PM
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New Music Video Single of the Week – “Pretty Hurts” by Beyonce

I think people like to think that because someone is attractive, that person has no problems and can dance through life without any hardships. That is a lie.

Too often, our culture over-emphasizes external beauty which is commonly subjective over internal richness of character. Why be a CFO when you’re “pretty” enough to be a model or a Playboy centerfold? Why be a scientist when you’re “pretty” enough to be professional cheerleader or a reality TV show star?

We as women and as a culture need to challenge our girls see themselves as more than what they look like on the outside. But where do we start?