Niles West News

Anonymous Makes a Name for Itself

By Galina Velgach

November 28, 2011

Did William Shakespeare really write “Romeo and Juliet," “Hamlet," or “Julius Caesar”? Yes, yes he did, but apparently director Roland Emmerich has a strong suspicion otherwise. His historical/political thriller, “Anonymous...

Gnomeo and Juliet Falls Flat on Its Porcelain Face

By Jack Thornton

February 25, 2011

Never in my 16 years have I spotted a lawn gnome in a neighbor’s yard, yet here we have a movie loosely based off of Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, centered entirely around these obscure garden ornaments. As I exited the theater, I overheard a pair of nine-year-olds mention that t...