I like the modern day setting of the story very much.
Don't order it if you only like the old skool stuff.
This item was returned as it was foreign dialogue! However, the play itself is fantastic! I am collecting all versions of the play.Published 15 months ago by Mr. D. McKenna
This is a review of the filmed version of Hamlet, not a comparison with any production of the play which I leave to others. Read morePublished on 30 Dec. 2008 by N. Carley
Fresh, vibrant contemporary adaptation and perfectly transposed to the millenium of New York City.
Superb cast and sublime acting.
When I first became aware of this version of Hamlet, I was intensely intrigued. What a brilliant idea to bring it to modern-day Manhattan, with the CEO of the Denmark Corporation... Read morePublished on 25 Nov. 2007 by Nicholas Casley
Some reviewers have complained about the acting and the casting for this modern dress Hamlet. Clearly Bill Murray as Polonius is something of a joke. Read morePublished on 20 Mar. 2007 by Dennis Littrell
I have to say, I think other reviewers are being unfair about the abridgement - yes, large amounts of the play are cut, but the essence is definitely still entact. Read morePublished on 17 Jan. 2007 by Probiotic Yoghurt