Love, Friendship and Murder in Rachel Caine's Haunting New Book Trailer

If you're like most people, then your favorite character in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet isn't either of the two eponymous lovers — rather, it's Benvolio. Or maybe Mercutio. In any case, Rachel Caine is retelling the play from Benvolio's perspective, with magic — and here's an exclusive book trailer. » 11/11/13 11:15am 11/11/13 11:15am

The other Avengers have a deal too good to be true in This Week’s DVDs!

Sorry, Black Widow, but our favorite avenging female super-spy will always be Emma Peel of the classic British spy-fi show The Avengers, which you can pick up for a steal tomorrow — plus American Horror Story goes crazy, Chucky returns and Captain Mal is an ass, all in this week’s DVD releases! » 10/07/13 1:20pm 10/07/13 1:20pm

The robots are the least insane thing about this production of MacBeth

Do you have a child you'd like to get interested in Shakespeare? Are you worried that the Bard's prose might be too indecipherable, or the plays too violent, or simply not interesting enough for today's kids with their iPads and Twitters and Biebers and Pokémons? Well, today is your lucky day, because the Robot… » 3/07/13 2:30pm 3/07/13 2:30pm

Joss Whedon found time to make a Shakespeare movie?

Nathan Fillion just tweeted a link to MuchAdotheMovie.com, which announces the conclusion of principal photography on Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing, an adaptation of the Shakespeare play. Is this a prank? A short film? Or did Whedon really find time to film another movie in the midst of working on The Avengers?… » 10/23/11 7:53pm 10/23/11 7:53pm

Watch as the sorcerer's daughter falls for a prince, in an exclusive clip from Julie Taymor's The Tempest

In this exclusive clip from Julie Taymor's The Tempest, Prince Ferdinand falls in love-at-first-glance with Prospera (Helen Mirren)'s daughter Miranda. Nobody writes young lovers like Shakespeare, especially when his prose is brought to life by these flaxen-haired beauties. » 12/03/10 6:30am 12/03/10 6:30am