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Romeo & Juliet (1996)
6.0 out of 10

Romeo & Juliet (1996)

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Overall 5
5.0
Movie overall 4
4.0
Extras 4
4.0

Romeo and Juliet (2013)

blu-ray.com
8 February 2014
  • Conclusion: Romeo and Juliet is incredibly handsome, and perhaps that visual acuity will be enough to recommend the film to some. But anyone who knows, let alone loves , Shakespeare's immortal text is going to spend large swaths of this film silently muttering to themselves, "Hey, what about [fill in the blank...
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Overall 4
4.0

Romeo and Juliet

Cinema Blend
11 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Romeo and Juliet experienced a weird post-modern revival in the late 90s, in the form of Baz Luhrmann's wild and lavish adaptation as well as Shakespeare in Love , which used the hoary old story as the backdrop for a new, slightly less tragic romance.
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Overall 3
2.7

Romeo & Juliet

AV Club
10 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Shakespeare movies don’t get more unremarkable than Romeo & Juliet , an adaptation of the English language’s most-butchered love story produced and financed by glass-jewelry manufacturer Swarovski.
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Film Review: ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Variety
8 October 2013
  • Summary: Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth star in a desultory new version of Shakespeare's tragedy that feels shorn of eroticism, intensity or purpose.
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Overall 8
8.0

Romeo and Juliet

Slant Magazine
18 August 2012
  • Excerpt: As evidenced by everything from Julie Taymor's Titus to Baz Luhrmann's virtuoso Romeo + Juliet , Shakespearean updates often express a sense of zeitgeist-y obligation, a tonal and stylistic responsibility to maximally engage with the (preferably youthful) populace.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 1
1.0

Romeo & Juliet

blu-ray.com
26 November 2009
  • Conclusion: If this is at times a trifle staid and chaste for some viewers' tastes, it's a remarkably faithful recreation of one of MacMillan's hallmark pieces of choreography. Athletically danced by Acosta, and with a tragically lyrical turn by Rojo, this Romeo and Juliet offers visual and aural delights that...
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 1
1.0

Romeo & Juliet

blu-ray.com
26 November 2009
  • Conclusion: If this is at times a trifle staid and chaste for some viewers' tastes, it's a remarkably faithful recreation of one of MacMillan's hallmark pieces of choreography. Athletically danced by Acosta, and with a tragically lyrical turn by Rojo, this Romeo and Juliet offers visual and aural delights that...
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Overall 4
4.0

Romeo and Juliet

Empire Online
8 March 2014
  • Conclusion: Slow moving and staid, this will leave you longing for Luhrman’s energy and Zefferelli’s sense of sweep.
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Overall 4
4.0

Romeo and Juliet

Flicks
15 September 2013
  • Summary: William Shakespeare's classic romance has been made into a musical ( West Side Story ), an animation ( Gnomeo and Juliet ) and MTV (Baz Luhrman's Romeo + Juliet ), among other things, so it's hard to know where's left for it to go onscreen.
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