Posted: March 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

Taylor Swift “Love Story”

The Killers “Romeo and Juliet”

The Verve Pipe “The Freshman”


Posted: March 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

Romeo and Juliet (1936)
Director: George Cukor
Writer: Talbot Jennings (adaptation)
William Shakespeare (play)
Famous adult stage actors of the time play a traditional Romeo and Juliet.

West Side Story (1961)
Directors: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Writer: Jerome Robbins (conception), Arthur Laurents (play)
Story updated to the world of New York gang rivalry; adapted from a famous Broadway musical.

Romanoff and Juliet (1961)
Writer: Peter Ustinov
Director: Peter Ustinov
Cold-war stage parody.

Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Writers: Franco Brusati, Masolino D’Amico, Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay)
William Shakespeare (play)
Set in the Renaissance with young actors in lead roles.

Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Writers: Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann (screenplay)
William Shakespeare (play)
Fast-paced, contemporary, violent, and romantic.

High School Musical

Director: Kenny Ortega
Writer: Peter Barsocchini
The young lovers are in rival high school cliques instead of feuding families.

Gnomeo and Juliet