In A Bard Mood - Hollywood Updates Shakespeare

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In A Bard Mood

As the star-cross'd lovers of Warm Bodies lurch into cinemas, we present the best modern movie updates of the plays of William Shakespeare.

Possibly the greatest measure of Shakespeare's genius is that not even Hollywood has managed to ruin his timeless stories. Most of the time anyway. Praise indeed.

In fact, on occasion, an adaptation of a Shakespeare play, given a modern twist, can produce a damn fine movie.

Here is a gallery of some of the most interesting, most bonkers, and most brilliant bard-based films modern cinema has enjoyed...