Much Ado About Nothing
Pop culture maestro Joss Whedon shifts gear with this lowbudget adaptation of William Shakespeare’s much-loved comedy of manners, filming black and white, with a cast of his favourite TV actors including Nathan Fillion in his own backyard. (Report, Page 12.) Stars Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion and Clark Gregg. They say: Whedon’s bid to take The Bard to new audiences received mixed reviews ranging from extraordinary praise from social networking-savvy fans to bitter disappointment. Wesay: Audiences who have never seen or read Shakespeare will take a look at this. That’s got to be good. Running time 108 minutes. Screening tomorrow until Sunday at The Arts Centre Gold Coast. Opens on July 11.