Episode 81- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we decided to re-watch and discuss the most timeless love story of all time, as seen through the lens of one of the most crazy, hyper-kinetic, flamboyant directors of all time. Baz Luhrmann’s William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet seemed edgy and current back in 1996 (they called guns swords!), but how does it hold-up now? Why does no one in Verona button their Hawaiin shirts? Will Mercurtio ever find his son Walt? Why is Jamie Kennedy in this movie?

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Episode 81- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARES ROMEO AND JULIET

WARNING: the podcast contains strong language and immature subject matter, please be advised.

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