Titus

Julie Taymor's grand-guignol adaptation of Shakespeare's bucket-of-blood tragedy may be an exercise in overkill, but it certainly captures the play's ultraviolent essence. It's the twilight of the Roman Empire (though Dante Ferretti's production design and Milena Canonero's costumes also suggest Mussolini's Italy and some post-punk future) and brave general...read more

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Julie Taymor's grand-guignol adaptation of Shakespeare's bucket-of-blood tragedy may be an exercise in overkill, but it certainly captures the play's ultraviolent essence. It's the twilight of the Roman Empire (though Dante Ferretti's production design and… (more)

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