Monday, August 4, 2008

Henry V

IMDB: Henry V
  • OVERALL: 91
  • VISUAL: 89
  • STORY: 91
  • ACTING: 93
  • BETTER THAN: Love's Labour's Lost
  • NOT AS GOOD AS: Dead Again
  • WAS MISSING: An illuminated manuscript at the beginning to highlight Derek Jacobi's bookends.
  • SEE IT FOR: Branagh's deeply moving and passionate directing debut and portrayal of the title character, especially in the pivotal Falstaff scene. Jacobi is fiery, plus you get a young Christian Bale in a supporting role.

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