Finally! I can’t remember the last time I saw an interesting and well researched list of Shakespeare-ish movies. Thank you ReelzChannel for providing the “Shookup Shakespeare” list, their way of saying “inspired by”. All your favorites are here, from Ran and Throne of Blood to O and Ten Things. Not one of them is a “modern version with original text” like Romeo+Juliet.
I can just imagine the crowd that sees this list either being those that saw and loved Ten Things and have never heard of Kurosawa, or vice versa. Which is sort of the point of Shakespeare as unifying factor, no?