Hamlet (2014)

Treachery, sex and revenge take center stage in this energetic retelling of Shakespeare's immortal play about the afflicted Prince Hamlet and his eventual descent into madness. To live or to die, to kill or to let God above seek revenge… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 10, 2014
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Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times

The result is a focused, if at times melodramatic, take on the play's beating heart.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

As airless as a tomb.

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Joe Leydon

A modestly inventive but curiously bloodless version of the Bard's timeless tragedy.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

Ramsay's Hamlet's madness never really overcomes the character's traditional emo temperament, and anyone who believes the play is a dry sponge isn't going to feel much wetter when the lights come back up.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

While Mr. Ramsay accomplishes some kind of a trick in streamlining the play, his trimming of corners feels more like a taking away of the center.

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