Excerpt: According to your profile, sopranogl, you teach "Language Arts 7", and yet you find Shakespeare's language "BLOATED" and "CONFUSING". There was a time -- not so long ago -- when anyone with a basic liberal arts education understood that Shakespeare's writing is perhaps the most verbally dextrous,...
Summary: Coriolanus is not for everyone, in fact many people will likely hate it. I can't say I particularly loved the film, but it features many admirable qualities nonetheless. The cinematography is really good.
Summary: The performances are great - but unless you have an ear for Shakespeare, this is probably not the movie for you. I liked it well enough, but it does take some adjusting to get used to the flow. If you're in the right frame of mind, give it a shot.
Summary: Most everyone puts in a good acting effort. I can't say much positive about the rest, though. The directing and editing had me dizzy and confused about the action and story. The fast-spouted 'Shakespear' dialogue only added to the confusion, because I am not used to hearing that type of speech.
Summary: Coriolanus is a great soldier of Rome. When he is about to take the consulship of the city, the politician-manipulated mass gone mad at him, betraying and condemning him from Rome. He then joins force with the enemy to take revenge.
Excerpt: ...so perhaps I'm not the best critic.... Oh, well: here goes: The Blu-ray.com reviewer gave high marks for Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut, "Coriolanus," so I thought -- having disposable income -- I'll buy it and give it a spin. (Damn blind-buys....) I enjoyed this film..
Excerpt: Coriolanus is the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes, who plays as Marcius Coriolanus. With the end of Harry potter series, it seems that Ralph Fiennes has entered to take a movie on his own hand.
Excerpt: Here in Brasil this movie was released in Blu-ray in the 1.85:1 screen format. THE MOVIE WAS MUTILATED! This is a constant BAD thing made by the "BRASILIANS boss". They are just IDIOTS, like a lot of brasilian people!