Shakespeare Collection, The
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
A stellar cast, headed by Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Kline, bring Shakespeare's most romantic comedy to life. When two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a troop of inept amateur actors, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites and a love potion gone awry all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest, the result is an unequalled mixture of merriment and magic. Also starring Calista Flockhart, Stanley Tucci and Rupert Everett.
Romeo + Juliet: Special Edition (1997)
This brilliant and contemporary retelling of the world's most tragic love affair makes this wildly inventive "Romeo & Juliet" unforgettable. This special edition DVD contains audio commentary by Baz Luhrmann, early rehearsal scenes and an inside look at the making of the movie.
Baz Lurhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes portray Romeo and Juliet, the youthful star-crossed lovers of the past. But the setting has been moved from its Elizabethan origins to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach.
Academy AwardÂ® winners Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange ignite the screen in a strikingly original "coup de cinema" (The New York Times). Titus is a "wild ride" (Chicago Tribune) - a shocking journey into the depths of the human heart -- a place where vengeance and passion reign supreme. A film Julie Taymore, acclaimed creator and director of Broadway's The Lion King.