Romeo + Juliet

I recently saw Romeo + Juliet.  I was disappointed when I saw the film. I think that Baz Luhrman had a good idea about putting Romeo and Juliet in modern times but keeping the dialogue in the form of Old English but I think this was one of those ideas that either works incredibly or fails miserably. I think this idea failed completely. The reason I don’t think that this idea worked well was because the dialogue seemed scripted, and forced it didn’t feel like natural dialogue. I also think that the film Romeo + Juliet lost the sense of true, and deep love like it described in William Shakespeare’s famous story. I think the ending was too violent, especially when Juliet shoots herself. I truly think this would have been better as a musical.

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